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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 [...]

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.

Bee Happy

Bee Happy What's a bee's favorite song? Don't worry...bee happy. Pollinators love both perennials and annuals. This garden is what all the buzz is about.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Grand Champion Hibiscus Heaven

Grand Champion Hibiscus Heaven The Grand Champion Ribbon is the star of this bed. The vibrant colors, bold textures and foliage represent our Fair Exhibits. Tropical florals flank the north and south sides of the building. This bed also features wood carvings by Bob Younger [...]

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.

Timeless Topiaries & Pretty in Pink

Timeless Topiaries & Pretty in Pink Land of the cow, horse, milk and beer topiaries. Bold blue milk crates contrast with flirty gaura and purple verbena. Kent Beauty Oregano spills from the metal troughs.

We Energies Energy Park

We Energies Energy Park Lift your spirits as you stroll through We Energies Energy Park during your visit to the Wisconsin State Fair. Our lush and fragrant gardens provide inspiration to add beauty and color to your favorite backyard oasis. We've got lots of energy-efficient [...]

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