2021 Spring Symposium

Typically each March, Rotary Botanical Gardens holds a one-day spring symposium. Due to the pandemic, we’re going to break up the usual one-day format into three consecutive Saturdays with a virtual presentation each of those days.

Featured Speakers and Topics

View a full description of each session and speaker biographies (PDF)

  • Bobbie Schwartz: “Garden Renovation: Transform Your Yard into the Garden of Your Dreams”
    • March 6, 10am-11:30am (registration closed)
  • Lisa Roper: “Spring Flowering Bulbs”
    • March 13, 10am-11:30am (register by March 10)
  • Michael Jesiolowski: “Sensational Spring Plants”
    • March 20, 10am-11:30am (register by March 17)


Attendees can choose to attend one or more sessions. There also is an additional discount for Rotary Botanical Gardens members.

  • The registration fee for each session is $15 for RBG Members; $18 Non-Members.

All registrations be be complete by the Wednesday prior to each session. No refunds will be issued after March 1.

How to register

To register online, please complete the form at the bottom of this page. ALL areas of the registration form must be complete. Please complete a separate form for each registrant.

You may also print out a PDF version of the registration form and submit with your payment:

  • In person: At our Garden Gift Gallery (check, cash, or credit card)
  • By mail: Send completed form with your check made out to Rotary Botanical Gardens to: Education Coordinator, Rotary Botanical Gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, WI 53545
    • NOTE: Registration and payment must be received prior to the deadline in order to be enrolled in the class.
  • By phone: please call (608) 752-3885 to register over the phone with a credit card.

All registrants will receive via email prior to each session detailed instructions on how to access the presentations.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment will be refunded automatically, and you will be notified by phone or email of the cancellation. If you must cancel, your registration fees will be refunded if cancellation is received by March 1.


Call (608) 314-8415 or email [email protected]

Online registration

Please complete a separate form for each registrant.

We're sorry, but registration has closed.