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Youth Workshop: Landscape Architecture

We will tour part of the botanical garden, do some plant identification, make a scale drawing, and design a landscape for a local building. We will also talk about careers in the field and meet with a landscape professional! Garden patch included. Lunch break. Recommended for ages 12-18. This workshop fulfills requirements for the BSA Landscape Architecture badge, but you don’t need to be a scout to participate. Scouts may need to put in  additional time. $24.50 BBGS member or...

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$24.50 – $35
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Youth Workshop: Garden Design

Participants will learn about plants and their needs and how to choose the right plant for the right place! We will cover different types of gardens, how to use a plant guide for identification, basic garden design, how to set-up a seed experiment and how to share plants with others. Geared to 8–11-year-olds.  This is not a drop off workshop. A single adult can chaperone several participants. Garden patch included. Recommended for ages 8-11. This workshop fulfills requirements for the...

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$17.50 – $25
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Youth Workshop: All About Trees

Together, we will explore the world of trees through art, media, scientific inquiry, and exploration of the garden. We will learn about the urban forest ecosystem, tree identification, new technologies in the forestry industry, as well as related career and local service opportunities. Recommended for ages 12-15.  This workshop fulfills requirements for the Girl Scout Cadette tree badge and parts of the BSA Forestry merit badge. BSA Scouts need to contact us beforehand. You do not need to be a...

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$17.50 – $25
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Kids in the Garden – Fall Session

Kids in the Garden Fall 2022 Session Is your 3- to 5-year-old child interested in things that grow, fly or crawl? Designed especially for preschoolers, our once a week four-week program will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and lots in between. Each week covers a different topic. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver. Classes are held at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA 98005  on...

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Varied Cost
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Peonies

Taught by Kit Haesloop. With their gorgeous, exquisite blooms, peonies are the crown jewels of the spring garden.  They are prized for their easy upkeep and long lives. Kit will provide an overview of peonies including important care to ensure maximum blooms and disease prevention. Learn how to have several months of blooms by overlapping peony types, and find out why your peonies stopped blooming or never bloomed. Kit will also demonstrate how to plant and divide them. $10.50 BBGS...

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$10.50 – $15

Children’s Workshop: All About Tardigrades

Tardigrades are amazing microscopic aquatic creatures that live just about everywhere! Come learn about tardigrades and build a tardigrade habitat to take home. We will have tardigrade related activities and a moss tour of the garden.  Recommended for ages 6-10. Registration is by individual child. Adults attend for free with their children. $17.50 BBGS member/$25 non-member.

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$17.50 – $25
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Kids in the Garden – Fall Session

Kids in the Garden Fall 2022 Session Is your 3- to 5-year-old child interested in things that grow, fly or crawl? Designed especially for preschoolers, our once a week four-week program will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and lots in between. Each week covers a different topic. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver. Classes are held at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA 98005  on...

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Varied Cost
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Multi-Media Birds and Flowers

Taught by Terry MacDonald. Let your creativity run wild!  Learn techniques using a variety of mixed media objects in a painting to create one-of-a-kind projects. Participants will learn about mediums and products used in mixed media, using stencils and unique painted papers. There will be a demonstration by the instructor and participants will work on two projects - one on cradled board and one on watercolor paper. All materials provided.  Students should wear clothing that they don’t mind getting paint...

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$87.50 – $125
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Kids in the Garden – Fall Session

Kids in the Garden Fall 2022 Session Is your 3- to 5-year-old child interested in things that grow, fly or crawl? Designed especially for preschoolers, our once a week four-week program will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and lots in between. Each week covers a different topic. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver. Classes are held at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA 98005  on...

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Varied Cost
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Cultivating Color

Presented by Lorene Edwards Forkner. Color is one of nature’s most sophisticated tools to capture the attention of all living creatures. Color is powerful and delightful. Learn how to hone your perception, discover hidden hues, and cultivate an expansive view of the world around you. Lorene Edwards Forkner is an author and speaker whose work centers on exploring the wonders of the natural world. She writes a weekly gardening column for Pacific NW Magazine in The Seattle Times and is...

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$10.50 – $15
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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