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Fairest of the Fairs

Fairest of the Fairs Wisconsin State Fair officials are excited to introduce the 2018 Wisconsin Fairest of the Fairs – Isabella Haen of the Kewaunee County Fair. Each year, the Wisconsin Fairest of the Fairs travels throughout the [...]

2018-02-07T11:53:28+00:00

Encore Performance by Cottage Garden

Encore Performance by Cottage Garden Pint-sized herbs fill the window boxes of this cute cottage. Gazanias, grasses and a goat complete the rooftop garden. Beautiful pastoral paintings adorn the cottage windows and doors. This bed features painting by Larry Schultz of Milton, WI and metal [...]

2018-01-08T16:24:13+00:00

Beautiful Bromeliads

Beautiful Bromeliads Bromeliads - plants such as the birds of paradise, lantana, elephant ears, and papyrus - add a tropical flair to the Fair. All these plants love basking in the full sun. Fragrant thyme creeps amongst the terracotta bricks.

2018-01-08T16:24:13+00:00

Habitat Hero Hillside

Habitat Hero Hillside The banks of a former railroad track have been tamed into a beautiful hillside habitat. Native plants in this bed support pollinators, birds and wildlife. All plants are locally sourced and grown.

2018-01-08T16:24:14+00:00

Classic Barn Quilt Gone Floral

Classic Barn Quilt Gone Floral These plants grow in ONLY 6 inches of soil. Insulates the wall of our Case IH Coliseum from the cold in the winter and heat in the summer. Flowers are planted in the shape of a classic tulip barn quilt [...]

2018-01-08T16:24:14+00:00

Bob’s Party Bed

Bob's Party Bed This bed honors a great friend of the Fair industry, Bob Williams. All plants are height challenged (just like Bob) and have names that represent items from his rich life, planted in a very structured manner, featuring a metal sculpture by Paul [...]

2018-01-08T16:24:14+00:00

Western Inspired

Western Inspired A stage coach stops at this dry creek bed where old railroad ties take on a new life. Westward ho! (or just beyond garden #6) to the gravel garden where plants grow in a soilless environment. All plants here have low water needs. [...]

2018-01-08T16:24:14+00:00

Ag Alley

Ag Alley Trunks & Tranquility: reflect on the textures and shapes of this tranquil oasis. Heirloom Southern Plants: step back into time with this southern garden that highlights collards, kale, cotton and broom corn. Nifty Nest Boxes: these traditional chicken nesting boxes are clucking for [...]

2018-01-08T16:24:14+00:00
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