Tag: heirloom plant sale

Volunteers needed to prepare Heirloom Plant Sale

Volunteers are needed to help prepare for the annual Heirloom Plant Sale on Saturday, May 14. Leading up to the event, volunteers are needed to help transplant seedlings and print labels. All help is needed on a drop-in basis during those hours. No need to sign up. Parking is free in the Laboratory Sciences lot […]

Reminder: NAS seminar on Wednesday

An NAS seminar series presentation will take place at 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 in the 1965 Room of the University Union. Doug Tallamy from the University of Delaware will present, “Are introduced plants ‘bad?’” (If an alien plant helps a particular butterfly, bird or bee, why not embrace it?) Free and open […]

NAS seminar on Wednesday

No word on why they moved away from their typical Friday afternoon spot, however, an NAS seminar series presentation will take place at 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 in the 1965 Room of the University Union. Doug Tallamy from the University of Delaware will present, “Are introduced plants ‘bad?’” (If an alien plant […]

Heirloom plant sale: From ‘King of the North’ to ‘Love Lies Bleeding’

UW-Green Bay’s annual heirloom vegetable plant sale, a fundraiser in support of student research projects and guest speakers in the NAS program, is set for Saturday, May 16, at the Laboratory Sciences Building greenhouse. Without fail, it’s one of our favorite events to write about here at the Log, mainly because of the amazing range […]

UW-Green Bay heirloom plant sale is May 16

On your mark, get set, let’s garden! Organizers are busy growing thousands of plants in the Laboratory Sciences Greenhouse to be ready in time for the annual University of Wisconsin-Green Bay heirloom vegetable plant sale. The Natural and Applied Sciences academic department at UW-Green Bay will host the sale Saturday, May 16, at the Laboratory […]

Think spring… by pitching in at greenhouse at transplant time…


It is true that April is the cruelest month. Today’s rain, cold and snow showers provide the evidence. Why not warm things up with a trip to the campus greenhouse over at Laboratory Sciences? This Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (April 22-24), between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Vicki Medland and friends are welcoming volunteers to […]

… or, think spring by planning for May 16 heirloom vegetable plant sale

Natural and Applied Sciences will host the annual heirloom plant sale Saturday, May 16, at the Laboratory Sciences greenhouse. Doors open at 9 a.m. The event is a fundraiser in support of student research projects and guest speakers in the NAS program. Most plants are $1.75. Those looking for a specific variety of peppers, herbs […]

Heirloom plant pre-sale is later this week

The popular NAS and Cofrin Biodiversity Center Heirloom Plant Sale returns this weekend. (The faculty/staff “pre-sale” — as always, shhhhhhhh — runs from noon to 5 p.m. this Friday, May 16, in the LAS greenhouse. It’s a rare and much-appreciated perk for on-campus employees, so keep it quiet, and use it, don’t abuse it.) The […]

Spring has sprung! Heirloom sale releases 2014 tomato roster

The annual NAS Heirloom Plant Sale will take place two weeks from now on Saturday, May 17 at the Lab Sciences greenhouse. Sale organizers have posted summaries of all the different tomato, pepper, flower and vegetable varieties that will be available. Plan your garden; plan your sale weekend buying. More details.