The Bellevue Botanical Garden Society is pleased to offer the following educational opportunities. Pre-registration is required for 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 may 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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Taught by Christina Pfeiffer. Every garden seems to have a spot where it is more difficult to keep plants thriving. This class offers practical tips on how to turn those spots around and determining best plant choices. Common garden challenges including soil conditions, light levels, too much or too little moisture, root competition, slopes, and tight spaces will be covered. REGISTER NOWFind out more »
Peonies are prized in gardens for their easy upkeep and exquisite flowers. They may bloom for years with little or no maintenance. Ensuring the beauty of your peony plants requires minimal fall season attention. However, some care is important to ensure maximum blooms and to prevent diseases. Join Kit Haesloop for some hands-on time with peony plants learning winterizing techniques and how to divide them. This class will spend time outdoors in the Garden's Perennial Border. $15 BBGS & NPA...Find out more »
Taught by George Lasch. The rest of the world covets our Pacific Northwest lushness in winter...and so they should! In this seasonal class, we will talk about the plants that shine as backdrop plants during the winter months. We will discuss why plants are evergreen and how to best use them in your garden. Conifers and their pruning will be touched on, but we won’t limit “evergreen” to “conifers.” Come and enjoy a winter garden stroll with George, who was the supervisor...Find out more »
Come and decorate a beautiful holiday wreath with natural decorations! Jodi Burkland from Molbak’s will provide you with a fresh evergreen wreath to decorate using ribbon and other natural decorations. You are welcome to bring dried or fresh items (like cones, holly, berries, rosehips) to add to your wreath. In addition to wreath decorating, Jodi will talk about how to update your porch and planters for the holidays to create a festive spirit! Max. 24 participants. Member $60/Nonmember $70. REGISTER...Find out more »