With Ed Dominguez. Birds and native plants have been coevolving for the last 12,000 years. Planting with natives and removing invasive species is very beneficial to our birds. Find out how and when to do it safely with minimal impact to nesting birds. Ed will discuss best practices for establishing and maintaining green spaces to enhance bird habitat. He is an experienced naturalist and leads owl prowls, bat walks, nature hikes and naturalist programs on a variety of topics at...Find out more »
Taught by Barbara Bruell. Gather your blooms, greens and a vase and let’s make a bouquet! The instructor will show examples of bouquets she made, both simple and complex. She will then discuss how one goes about making a beautiful bouquet based on simple design principles. You can use store bought blooms and greens or harvest from your yard. This class is meant to be a fun activity for a family to do together. Instructor can answer questions and give...Find out more »
Presented by Nita-Jo Rountree. Have you ever put a few plants together and been disappointed with the results? Do you yearn for a garden that looks like the magazine photos? Nita-Jo will share her rules of garden design to help you learn how to easily combine plantings in borders and containers to get that picture-perfect look. Photos of acclaimed gardens will illustrate numerous outstanding examples that will provide ideas and inspiration for your own perfect pairs with panache. $10 member/$15...Find out more »
This is an in-person class at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. While we stroll slowly through the vibrant summer Garden, we will focus on opening our senses and allowing ourselves to fully engage and awaken to the combined healing power of nature and present awareness. Utilizing elements of Mindfulness Meditation and Shinrin-Yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing), we will cleanse our mind, body, and spirit, creating a feeling of inner spaciousness, and stillness. Psychotherapist Deborah Wilk LMFT and Naturopathic Physician Jessica Hancock ND...Find out more »
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