The Bellevue Botanical Garden Society is pleased to offer the following educational opportunities. Pre-registration is required for all our classes. Many of our classes sell out so we strongly encourage you to register early. Please be advised that if you elect to come to a class without pre-registering, you will be turned away if the class is full. If you do attend a class as a walk-in, you must pay with exact cash or a check.
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Join us and make an Itoh peony, a striking herbaceous peony whose subtle cream and pink petals sport dramatic dark red markings. You’ll learn techniques for creating a charming seed-pod center, adding a wash of color to your petals, stamen making, petal shaping, and basic crepe paper flower construction. You’ll also receive supplies so you can practice your new skills by making a second flower at home. Beginners warmly welcomed! $55 BBGS members. $65 non-members. Sorry, this class is full....Find out more »
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 NOWFind out more »
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...Find out more »
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...Find out more »
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States