Plant Service Requests

Botany Garden and Greenhouse Regular Hours:

The Botany Greenhouse is open to the public M-F 8am to 4pm

The Botany Greenhouse is located in Birge Hall at 430 Lincoln Dr., Madison, WI  53706.

Please enter the greenhouse through the front doors of Birge Hall and follow the signs to the B2 level of Birge.

Botany Garden hours: sunrise to sundown. The Botany Garden is located at 1090 University Avenue.

Orange Hawaiian Hibiscus
Orange Hawaiian Hibiscus. (Photo by Raya Ronaghy)

The online plant service requests can be made with the form below. These services are currently only available to faculty, staff, and students of the Department of Botany.

We currently are not doing general public tours for visitors, but special arrangements can be made if you contact the Director.


Plant Service Request

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  • Include information that will help us understand your needs. For class plants, list the semester and year, weekly schedule, number of plants and anything else you need. To use our space for your class for one or two sessions, your times requested will be approved by the director. If you require instruction or guided tours, please fill in the form for tour requests instead. For research request include the duration of research with us, space needs, species of interest for sampling the living collection, and/or seed germinations or cuttings. Include if you require artificial lights, and possible temperature and humidity needs. Please include a supporting file that will help the director understand the research proposed. The director will contact you to set up an in-person meeting to discuss your project.
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