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Irises for Every Garden

Taught by Daniel Mount. Learn about the many different irises available to gardeners today! After a short introductory session, we will spend time walking through the NPA Border observing irises for wet and dry situations, and learning how to cultivate, propagate and care for these plants. There will be irises from the border available for purchase at the end of the class. This class is presented by the NW Perennial Alliance. Please visit the NPA website for more information.

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$25 – $35
Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Master Gardener Clinic

Bring your plant and gardening questions to the Master Gardener Clinic every Saturday, 10am-2pm, April 13-September 28, 2019. Get answers about what plants are best for you, plant identification, how to solve tough growing challenges, and lots more. If you’re bringing in a plant sample please put it in a plastic bag.

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Free
Gathering Place at BBG, 12001 Main St.
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Tour of Heronswood and Windcliff

Join Dan Hinkley and Bellevue Botanical Garden hosts for a very special day in Kingston and Indianola on the Kitsap Peninsula. You will provide your own transportation to Heronswood where the tour will begin. Heronswood is the world-renowned garden founded by Dan Hinkley and Robert Jones, known for its vast inventory of rare and unusual trees, shrubs, vines, and perennials. Now under the ownership of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe and under the direction of Hinkley, Heronswood celebrates the diversity...

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EVENT FULL
Heronswood Garden/Windcliff, 7530 NE 288th St.
Kingston, WA 98346
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“Nature’s Poetry”: Seattle Garden Club Flower Show

Free to the public. Please visit their website for further information.

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Free
Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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The Smartphone Gardener: LECTURE & WORKSHOP

Taught by David E. Perry. These days, the cameras within iPhones, iPads, and other mobile devices are miniature wonders, nearly always within our reach and capable of making magical photographs that can be enhanced and immediately shared through email and text messages, or posted to one’s social networks. LECTURE (10-11:30am): Spend ninety minutes with author/photographer, David E. Perry, as he demonstrates the amazing potential these smartphone cameras offer and helps you master their wonders while sidestepping some of their inherent...

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Workshop FULL, Lecture has spots available
Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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The Smartphone Gardener: LECTURE ONLY

Presented by David E. Perry. These days, the cameras within iPhones, iPads, and other mobile devices are miniature wonders, nearly always within our reach and capable of making magical photographs that can be enhanced and immediately shared through email and text messages, or posted to one’s social networks. LECTURE: Spend ninety minutes with author/photographer, David E. Perry, as he demonstrates the amazing potential these smartphone cameras offer and helps you master their wonders while sidestepping some of their inherent pitfalls....

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$10 – $15
Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Scout Day, June 2019

Come and work on scout badges and achievement requirements at the Botanical Garden!Who:  K-3rd grade Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts.What:  Scouts will choose stations to visit. Some of the topics include:  composting, Leave No Trace, insects, planting seeds, painting, and a nature walk. Scouts will receive a BB Garden Fun Patch.  Earned official badges or achievements are not included. When: Sunday, June 9th, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Cost: $12 per scout (register as individual scouts, not as a troop/den....

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Butterflies and Garden Habitat

With Julie O'Donald. Meet 18 species of butterflies found in the Puget Sound Lowlands. Learn the best native flowering shrubs and wildflowers for attracting butterflies. Practices that help butterflies survive throughout the year and in all stages of their life cycle will be covered. Be part of the garden connection needed to keep butterflies in our neighborhoods. Julie O'Donald is a Community Wildlife Habitat Steward and Master Gardener with over 30 years of experience creating wildlife friendly gardens. She has...

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Free
Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Summer Dry Gardening in the Pacific NW

Today’s gardens need to do multiple jobs: conserve water, create wildlife habitat, and be beautiful and inviting spaces.  However, water is a precious resource that is becoming more and more expensive, and longer and drier summers are requiring a gardening paradigm shift. Common challenges for these new types of gardens include plant selection, siting, and installation methods.  This class will cover an introduction to our Pacific Northwest climate, summer dry gardening history and inspiration, suitable plant choices, planting techniques, and...

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$25 – $35
Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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How to Prune and Renovate the Overgrown Garden

Taught by Shawna Van Nimwegen with PlantAmnesty. We've all seen landscapes that are overrun and seem like they can’t be tamed. You will learn about the different types of cuts that you should (and shouldn’t) make, including topping and shearing, as well as instruction on how to undo past horrors. With this class you can earn credit toward your Master Pruner Certificate and/or Master Gardener or WSNLA CEUs. $25 BBGS & PlantAmnesty members/$35 non-members REGISTER NOW

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$25 – $35
Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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