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.

Spring Starts in October

Professional gardener and writer, Daniel Mount, will share the ins and outs of bulb selection, planting, and maintenance. From the classics like tulips and daffodils to the oddities like fritillarias, brodiaeas, and corydalis, you will learn to have the ephemeral beauty of these gems in your garden. In addition to designing and maintaining gardens in the Pacific Northwest, he was invited to Cologne, Germany, where he worked on urban rooftop and courtyard gardens as well as rural estates. He was...

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$5 – $15
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Mindfulness in the Garden – Autumn

While we stroll slowly through the autumn garden, we will focus on awakening all of our senses and deepening our connection to nature, allowing ourselves to experience the combined healing power of nature and present awareness. Utilizing elements of Mindfulness meditation and Shinrin-yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing), we will focus on practices which create a sense of inner calm, spaciousness, and stillness. Instructor Deborah Wilk LMFT is a psychotherapist in private practice and co-founder of Mindful in the Wild. Instructor Jessica Hancock...

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Gathering Place at BBG, 12001 Main St.
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Chinese Tea

You will be introduced to three major Chinese Teas: White tea, Oolong tea, and, briefly, Yellow tea. The presentation will include information about the ecological setting of the tea plantations and the regional cultures around them; tea picking and its classification; and the techniques of tea making, including tea brewing and drinking. There will be a tea presentation to show the etiquette of the tea ceremony and everyone will have an opportunity to test the teas. All participants will take...

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$25
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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25th Annual Garden d'Lights

 
 

Chinese Tea Class

October 20

 

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