Bellevue Botanical Garden

The Bellevue Botanical Garden is an urban refuge encompassing 53 acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands

MISSION

Bellevue Botanical Garden displays the best plants and gardening practices for healthy, beautiful Northwest gardens. Visitors are encouraged to participate in Garden volunteerism, events and programs that are engaging, educational and inspiring.

The Art of Bonsai

Instructor Lucy Davenport will cover the hands-on practice of the art of bonsai, from choosing a nursery plant to styling a bonsai and maintaining it for the first year of growth. Details include branch pruning, root pruning, wiring and leaf reduction to achieve a miniature specimen. The horticulture of specific species will be covered with attention to small garden trees and flowering shrubs, deciduous and coniferous varieties, for our Pacific Northwest climate zone. Soil components for each species will be...

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$35 – $45
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Don’t Squish That Bug! Organic Pest Management for the Home Gardener

What are all those things crawling and flying around your garden and are they dangerous? Join garden educator Lisa Taylor, author of Your Farm in the City: An Urban-dwellers Guide to Growing Food and Raising Animals and The Maritime Northwest Garden Guide in a lively, hands-on session about insects in the garden. Almost every bug is either beneficial or feeds beneficial organisms so it's important to know who is friend and who is foe. Participants will learn how to encourage...

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Free
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Hydrangea How-To

Join Kit Haesloop and learn how to get peak performance from the hydrangeas you grow or want to grow in your garden from the ever-expanding varieties available. In this class you will learn the distinguishing traits between species, and how best to keep your Hydrangeas beautiful with the proper care. Kit will provide guidance on growing conditions, bloom color and pruning options for the different species. Finally, Kit will demonstrate proper pruning techniques on several species that grow in the...

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$25 – $35
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Art of Bonsai Class, February 23

 

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An Evening with Ciscoe

March 10

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