Classes

Upcoming in-person and online classes are listed below. We are also continuing to offer webinars. Please see our Webinars page for more information. Pre-registration is required for all our webinars and in-person classes.

MEMBERS: You must sign in to your online account prior to purchasing an education event to receive your 30% member discount. If you do not already have an online account, please watch the video at right for step-by-step instructions on how to set up your account and register for an event at the member price.

Art for the Garden: Charms

In Person. Garden charms are fun and easy to make. Learn how to create unique ornaments for yourself or for friends. You can make up to six charms in this class. All materials provided. $17.50 BBGS member/$25 non-member. We will hold two classes on August 10: 12:30 - 1:30 PM and 2-3 PM REGISTER FOR 12:30 - 1:30 PM CLASS REGISTER FOR 2 - 3 PM CLASS

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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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Art for the Garden: Charms

In Person. Garden charms are fun and easy to make. Learn how to create unique ornaments for yourself or for friends. You can make up to six charms in this class. All materials provided. $17.50 BBGS member/$25 non-member. We will hold two classes on August 10: 12:30 - 1:30 PM and 2-3 PM REGISTER FOR 12:30 - 1:30 PM CLASS REGISTER FOR 2 - 3 PM CLASS

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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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Flower Hour Summer Sampler Series

Welcome to “Flower Hour”—the Bellevue Botanical Garden Summer Sampler Series If you haven’t been to the Bellevue Botanical Garden, come and see what you're missing! Join us after work to connect with the outdoors in a relaxing setting and find out what makes the Garden special. Sign up for one or all the mini tours. Pre-registration is required, and spots are limited. Each evening will highlight specific areas of the Garden. Walk and talk with your guide and become acquainted...

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$10.50 – $15
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Designing the Compelling Photograph

ONLINE & IN-PERSON Taught by Ray Pfortner. A three-part photography class focusing on exploring the time-tested principles of composition, when to apply them, and even when not to. The class is aimed at all skill levels using any digital camera from phone to point-and-shoot, dSLR to mirrorless. Suitable for teens and adults. This is a three-part class and once you register for the first one, you will automatically be registered for all three. Class will meet on August 11, 13...

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$70 – $100

Art for the Garden: Garden Totems

In-person Add a pop of color to your garden with your personal touch! Paint your own colorful totem to place in your yard or garden (an example is pictured above). To keep it simple, the base colors will be pre-painted and you get to do the fun part! We will go over tips for painting outdoor art and review best practices for working with materials in an environmental manner. All materials provided. Bring a painting apron/smock or wear clothes you...

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Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Mindfulness in the Garden: Awakening to Autumn

In Person Taught by Deborah Wilk and Jessica Hancock. While we stroll slowly through the colorful early Autumn Garden, we will focus on opening our senses and allowing ourselves to fully engage and awaken to the combined healing power of nature and present awareness.  Utilizing elements of Mindfulness Meditation and Shinrin-Yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing), we will restore mind, body and spirit as we let the stress and demands of daily life melt away.  Psychotherapist Deborah Wilk LMFT and Naturopathic Physician...

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$28 – $40
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Flower Hour Summer Sampler Series

Welcome to “Flower Hour”—the Bellevue Botanical Garden Summer Sampler Series If you haven’t been to the Bellevue Botanical Garden, come and see what you're missing! Join us after work to connect with the outdoors in a relaxing setting and find out what makes the Garden special. Sign up for one or all the mini tours. Pre-registration is required, and spots are limited. Each evening will highlight specific areas of the Garden. Walk and talk with your guide and become acquainted...

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$10.50 – $15
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Grasses for Every Season

In-Person Taught by Daniel Mount. Ornamental grasses, and the natural look they lend to gardens, have become wildly popular in recent years. In this class you will learn which grasses perform best in Northwest gardens and how to plant and maintain. This class will start with some basic grass morphology and botanical history, which will help in understanding how to optimize grass use in the garden. Then we will take a walking tour of the grasses growing in the Bellevue...

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$24.50 – $35
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Perennial Vegetables and Hardy Herbs

Webinar Taught by Author and Master Gardener Bill Thorness. Are you tired of fussing over tender edibles that need pampering to provide you food? Then you’re ready to explore the lower-maintenance world of perennial vegetables and hardy herbs. From artichokes to yacon, easy-care vegetables delight. Sturdy rosemary and sage grow with just a little annual tending. Learn about the perennial crops that are simply grown, and tips about proper planting, care and use. You may even leave with some recipes! ...

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$10.50 – $15