Honey cap mushrooms can be used in any number of recipes.
» Mushroom Cultivation 101: 6-7:30 pm April 4 at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road. Joe Krawczyk, owner of Field and Forest Products Inc., on how to grow gourmet mushrooms in your wooded landscape. Learn cultivation steps, basic mushrooming ID and harvest tips. $7 GBBG members, $14 non-members. Registration required: (920) 490-9457 or www.gbbg.org.
» An Overview: Composting 101 & Green Living: 6:30-8 p.m. April 4 at Brown County Central Library, 515 Pine St., Green Bay. Learn how to recycle your food and yard and animal waste into a nutrient-rich fertilizer. Amy Spears, environmental specialist with Oneida Nation, covers the basics of backyard composting, worm composting and pollution prevention concepts. Sponsored by NEW Zero Waste Coalition. (920) 822-7047.
» Bonsai Beginner Classes: 7-9 p.m. April 4, 11, 18 and 25 at Aging & Disability Resource Center of Brown County, 300 S. Adams St., Green Bay, with optional workshop on April 27. Instructor for four-week course on ancient art of dwarfing trees is Sandra Keller, founder of Bay Area Bonsai Society. Each student creates their own bonsai tree, with material provided by instructor. $40 for class, $10-$15 for optional workshop material. Deadline for registration is March 25. Forms available at Brown County Central Library and Howard branch, Brown County Ag & Extension Service Center, Petal Pusher, Green Bay Botanical Garden or contact Keller at (920) 865-7546 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
» Designing with Annuals & Perennials in Your Home Garden: 10 a.m.-noon April 6 at Ag & Extension Service Center, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay. Presenter is Mark Dwyer, horticulture director of Rotary Garden. $15. Register in advance: (920) 391-4653.
» Growing Blueberries in Containers: 5-6:30 p.m. April 10 at Ag & Extension Service Center, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay. Vijai Pandian, horticulture educator, on creating the kind of soil in pots that make blueberries thrive. $5. Register in advance: (920) 391-4653.
» Fruit Tree Grafting: 9 a.m.-noon April 13 at Ag & Extension Service Center, 1150 Bellevue St., Green Bay. Tony Dembski, owner of Maple Valley Orchards and Nursery, Gillett, provides a hands-on workshop on grafting, the art of attaching a piece of one plant (scion) to a rootstock to form a new plant identical to one scion was taken from. Ideal for duplicating that favorite apple or other fruit tree in your yard. Large variety of scion wood and rootstock to graft your own apple, pear or plum cultivars available for purchase. Hosted by NEW Master Gardeners. $2. Registration required: (920) 465-8512.
» Wake Up Your Garden: 6-7:30 p.m. April 16 at Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road. Lisa Stubbe of Landscape Artisans on how to bring your garden up to speed for the growing season. Dress for outdoor pruning demonstrations. $7 GBBG members, $14 non-members. Registration required: (920) 490-9457 or www.gbbg.org.