Houseplants 101

WEBINAR Glasswings plant director, Tassy de Give, will discuss how to choose the right plant for your indoor environment and troubleshoot potential plant problems. Whether you are a first-time plant owner, or are looking to expand your knowledge of your existing collection, this Virtual Houseplants 101 class will give you the know-how for improving the life of your indoor plants. Environmental factors, plant identification, and general care techniques will be discussed. $10.50/$15.

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$10.50 – $15

Growing Small Fruits

WEBINAR Presented by Gia Parsons and Joan Baldwin, Master Gardeners. The Pacific Northwest’s climate is an ideal place for many types of small fruits such as strawberries, blueberries and kiwis, to name just a few. We will focus on how to use environmentally friendly methods to grow small fruits that are not only delicious and nutritious, but are also a beautiful addition to your backyard and container garden. $10.50 BBGS & King County Master Gardener members/$15 nonmembers.

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$10.50 – $15

DIY Wire Cloches

IN PERSON INSIDE Taught by Alison Johnson. In this in-person, hands-on workshop you will learn how to make the wire cloches NPA uses in the Perennial Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden to keep rabbits from eating the plants. They make great plant supports too! Once you learn the wiring skills, you can make them any size that suits you. Keep them simple, or twist, bend, and curl to create something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply...

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Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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CANCELED: Hands-on Nature Activities for Preschool to 2nd grade Teachers and Parents

In-person Are you looking for ways to engage early learners with nature? This workshop will introduce you to two valuable guides: Project Learning Tree’s Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood guide & Project WILD’s Growing Up WILD guide. These activity guides use best practices in early childhood education to get young children exploring their natural world. The guides contain 38 nature-based themes and over 100 activities complete with background information, outdoor activities, ideas for healthy snacks, math, art, songs, literature, and...

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CANCELED
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Wonderful World of Trilliums

WEBINAR In this informative webinar, Susie Egan from Cottage Lake Gardens will lead you through The Wonderful World of Trilliums! Learn about the history, botany, cultivation, and propagation of trilliums, including photos of many of the most popular trillium species that are easily grown in northwest gardens. $10.50/$15.

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$10.50 – $15

Paper Mycena Mushrooms

IN-PERSON INSIDE Taught by Kate Alarcon. Come make these quirky little fungi in paper! Pink Mycena mushrooms grow in clusters on decaying logs, helping with the important work of breaking down and recycling forest matter. As you make your own tiny mushroom colony, you’ll learn how to sculpt and color crepe paper, how to work with floral stem wire, and how to create naturalistic groupings of mushrooms. You’ll make a cluster of mushrooms and plant them in a small ceramic...

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$55 – $65
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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DIY Wire Cloches (class 2)

IN PERSON INSIDE Second class added! In this in-person, hands-on workshop you will learn how to make the wire cloches NPA uses in the Perennial Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden to keep rabbits from eating the plants. They make great plant supports too! Once you learn the wiring skills, you can make them any size that suits you. Keep them simple, or twist, bend, and curl to create something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply everything...

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$31.50 – $45
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Forest Bathing in the Ravine

IN-PERSON OUTSIDE Take a Winter Walk on the Wild Side with Deborah Wilk and Jessica Hancock. Stroll across the suspension bridge and into the peace and sanctuary of the most pristine forested area of the Garden, while practicing Mindfulness Meditation and Shinrin-Yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing). Restore mind, body and spirit as you experience the healing power of Nature. Psychotherapist Deborah Wilk LMFT and Naturopathic Physician Jessica Hancock ND are from Mindful in the Wild. Please note: this class involves approximately...

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$28 – $40
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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NPA March Mania Plant Sale

In person at the Bellevue Botanical Garden Aaron Education Center NPA's plant sales are pure heaven for plant geeks, a rare opportunity to shop from several specialty plant growers at one event and bring home many unique plants. See website for vendor lists. Cost: Free to attend, plants available for purchase No registration required. MORE INFO

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Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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South American Stunners for PNW Gardens

In-Person Inside From the cloud forests of Colombia to the plains of Patagonia, our neighboring continent offers a cornucopia of horticultural bounty with which we can adorn our gardens as well as nourish our avian friends and pollinators. Daniel Sparler will highlight appealing options that offer four seasons of interest, including annuals, perennials, succulents, vines, shrubs, trees, incredible edibles, and even a few no-nonsense houseplants. Daniel is a walking horticultural encyclopedia. He is a polished speaker, compulsive plant collector, and...

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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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