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Entertaining: White House Style

Laura Dowling, Chief Floral Designer at the White House, 2009-2015, will present a slide show of White House events and a PowerPoint presentation about stylish entertaining at home. Preregistration recommended $5 BBGS members $15 non-members BUY TICKETS NOW

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Kids in the Garden Autumn Session

Designed especially for preschoolers aged 3-5, Kids in the Garden will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and lots in between. Meets four consecutive Tuesdays, Sept. 25-Oct. 16, from 10 to 11:30 am. Topics: Autumn Leaves & Seeds, Magic Mushrooms, Night Creatures, Bountiful Bulbs. COST:  • BBGS Members: Each four week class is $75 per child. Each additional child is $50. • Non-Members: Each four week class is $100 per child. Each additional child is...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Gardening in Tough Spots

Taught by Christina Pfeiffer. Every garden seems to have a spot where it is more difficult to keep plants thriving. This class offers practical tips on how to turn those spots around and determining best plant choices. Common garden challenges including soil conditions, light levels, too much or too little moisture, root competition, slopes, and tight spaces will be covered.   REGISTER NOW

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Scout Day

Come and work on scout badges and achievement requirements at the Botanical Garden! MORNING SESSION: 9am to 12pm.  AFTERNOON SESSION: 1-4pm (note, there is no Boy Scout afternoon session) Who:  Webelos, Boy Scouts, Junior Girl Scouts & Cadette Girl Scouts. Registration is by individual scout and not by troop/den. What: Scouts will choose stations to visit. Landscape Architecture Badge (Boy Scouts); Into the Wood, Walkabout, and Into the Wild achievements (Webelos); Gardening Badge (Junior Girl Scouts); Tree Badge (Cadette Girl Scouts) Where: Aaron Education...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Washington Native Plant Society Lecture

"What Everyone Should Know About Lichens," Dr. Katherine Glew. For more information, visit the WNPS website.

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Fall Care for your Peonies

Peonies are prized in gardens for their easy upkeep and exquisite flowers. They may bloom for years with little or no maintenance. Ensuring the beauty of your peony plants requires minimal fall season attention. However, some care is important to ensure maximum blooms and to prevent diseases. Join Kit Haesloop for some hands-on time with peony plants learning winterizing techniques and how to divide them. This class will spend time outdoors in the Garden's Perennial Border. $15 BBGS & NPA...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Top 10: Winners of an Evergreen Winter

Taught by George Lasch. The rest of the world covets our Pacific Northwest lushness in winter...and so they should! In this seasonal class, we will talk about the plants that shine as backdrop plants during the winter months. We will discuss why plants are evergreen and how to best use them in your garden. Conifers and their pruning will be touched on, but we won’t limit “evergreen” to “conifers.” Come and enjoy a winter garden stroll with George, who was the supervisor...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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The New Perennial Movement: Bringing the Highline Home

Tony Spencer is the creative force behind The New Perennialist, an award-winning blog exploring the frontiers of  naturalistic garden design. Join us for his fascinating lecture. Preregistration recommended. $5 BBGS members $15 non-members BUY TICKETS NOW

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Natural Holiday Wreath Decorating

Come and decorate a beautiful holiday wreath with natural decorations! Jodi Burkland from Molbak’s will provide you with a fresh evergreen wreath to decorate using ribbon and other natural decorations. You are welcome to bring dried or fresh items (like cones, holly, berries, rosehips) to add to your wreath.  In addition to wreath decorating, Jodi will talk about how to update your porch and planters for the holidays to create a festive spirit! Max. 24 participants.  Member $60/Nonmember $70. REGISTER...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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