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Graceful Grasses (NPA Class)

Join Daniel Mount for a real time stroll around the Perennial Border to see the grasses at their best and be inspired to add them to your own garden landscaping. Daniel's talks are always so informative so be prepared to learn. Please dress for the weather. Please visit the NPA website for more information and to register.

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$10 – $15
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Readings In the Garden with author Tim Clemen

Come and stroll the Garden and listen to stories written by Tim Clemen centered around three plants in the Garden. Tim is the author of The Plant-Life Chronicles of a Seattle Gardener and is an experienced landscaper that can answer lots of questions about Northwest gardening. FREE for BBGS members; $5 non-members REGISTER NOW

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$5
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Fall Scout Day for Older Scouts

Come and work on scout badge requirements at the Garden!  We are offering the Junior Girl Scout Gardening Badge, the Cadette Girl Scout Tree Badge, and BSA Webelos – Parts of: Into the Wood, Into the Wild and Adventure in Science Achievements. We do not supply the official badges – just a garden patch. This is a workshop, not just an activity, so we do expect scouts to work. This is not a drop-off event – each scout needs to have a supervising adult with a ratio of...

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$12
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 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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Great Grasses for your Garden with George Lasch

Ornamental grasses deliver a lot of bang for the buck! They introduce exciting textures to the garden, along with movement and even sound as they rustle in the breeze. We will talk about plant selection and care. Of course, George will have a list of the best ones and maybe a few less than inspired species. Slides and handouts will start the class followed by a walk and talk in the garden to appreciate how grasses are used 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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Holiday Vintage & Collectibles Sale

The Bellevue Botanical Garden Society is again having an exciting big sale of vintage and collectible items at the Garden, but this time we will feature a huge variety of quality Holiday items.  As before, this sale is open to the public and will benefit Society educational programs for children and adults. There is a wide selection of Holiday decorations, entertaining items and hostess gifts including Christopher Radko ornaments, china and silver, serving dishes and platters, stemware, jewelry and so...

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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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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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$25 – $35
Gathering Place at BBG, 12001 Main St.
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park

Lauren Danner will tell the fascinating story of how strong advocacy by the modern environmental and wilderness movement was instrumental in the formation of the North Cascades National Park.  She will highlight lessons we can learn from the fight and negotiations to create this park to help us in this day when our public lands are threatened. Public invited, admission is free. Please see the WNPS website for additional information.

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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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Perfect Peonies (NPA Class)

Join Kit Haesloop in the classroom for a PowerPoint on peonies, followed by a stroll around the border to learn all about this essential perennial.  Please dress for the weather. More info.  

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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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