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Cadette Girl Scout Tree Badge online workshop

We are offering the Cadette Girl Scout Tree Badge as an online workshop through the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society. Together, we will explore the world of trees through art, media, scientific inquiry, and personal adventures in the outdoors. Scouts will learn about the urban forest ecosystem, tree identification, new technologies in the forestry industry, as well as related career and local service opportunities. Hear from a guest speaker on what life is like as a wildland firefighter. This is a...

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$12

Critter Cloches

Zoom Demonstration Workshop you attend from your own home These attractive wire cloches are used in the NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and not only keep rabbits out, but support floppy perennials and climbers too! Customize them to fit your needs. This class includes: a detailed video demonstration of how wire cloches are made, a live presentation giving even more details of techniques and equipment needed, and a live Q&A so all questions are answered. Before class, attendees receive a...

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Let’s Paint Birds! (WEBINAR)

Birds are fascinating creatures that love our gardens. Learn to paint birds with personality! We will paint a wren and a chickadee using acrylic paints and pen. Focusing on getting an accurate drawing in the beginning, we will then learn tricks to give your birds the quirks and whimsy that makes them endearing painting subjects. Terry MacDonald is a local artist who strives to imbibe her works with joy! She is a regular at NW art fairs and shows her work through...

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$25 – $35

Botanically Inspired Zentangle Art

Join Tomomi Galeano, a Certified Zentangle Teacher for an evening of relaxation and creativity, as she walks you through how to make a botanically inspired Zentangle art drawing. The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. With step-by-step instructions, it doesn’t require any previous drawing experience. All you need is white square paper, a black fine tip drawing pen, and pencil (supply list will be sent when you register). Families...

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$5 – $15

Seasonal Splendor: Year Round Color in the Shade Garden (WEBINAR)

Cole Burrell will address challenges shade gardeners face in sustaining interest throughout the seasons. Cole will illustrate how to layer the garden the way nature layers her woodlands, and he will suggest plants with exceptional form and varied textures that persist for a seamless tapestry of year-round color.  $5 members/$15 nonmembers.

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$5 – $15

Gardening with an English Accent

Join Alison Johnson for the story of English gardening and its relevance to the Pacific Northwest. She will be sharing her favorite plants and planting combinations from her Northwest English Garden and the famous English gardens where she got her ideas and inspiration. Alison is a member of the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society and co-president of the Northwest Perennial Alliance, as well as a Master Gardener.  Not only does she know a lot about gardening – she is also just...

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