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DIY Wire Cloches

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

IN-PERSON In this hands-on workshop learn how to make wire cloches you see 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 basic skills, you can make them any size and style that suits you, creating something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply everything you need to make one medium-sized cloche and you will receive a materials list with information...

BOTH CLASSES FULL

DIY Wire Cloches

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

IN-PERSON In this hands-on workshop learn how to make wire cloches you see 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 basic skills, you can make them any size and style that suits you, creating something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply everything you need to make one medium-sized cloche and you will receive a materials list with information...

BOTH CLASSES FULL

Peonies, Lilacs and Iris, Oh My!

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

WEBINAR Taught by Patrick and Margaret Spence, owners of Cascadia Iris Gardens. Join us for an educational overview of three favorites at Cascadia Iris Gardens: lilacs, peonies and iris. Lilacs are fragrant and easy to grow, while peonies are long lived and gorgeous, and irises are diverse and glorious. Cascadia Iris Gardens features the genus Iris, but also has an extensive collection of peonies and lilacs. $10.50 BBGS Member/$15 Non-Member.

$10.50 – $15

Storytime at the Garden for Preschoolers

Sharp Cabin 12001 Main St., Bellevue, WA, United States

Join us for Storytime at the Bellevue Botanical Garden! We will have a reading of a garden-related book and a brief activity. This event is for families with preschool-aged children or those interested. This is not a drop off program. Adults must attend with children. Storytime for preschoolers will take place in the Sharp Cabin (southwest of the Urban Meadow; follow the signs). This is a free event. Donations are appreciated. Registration is not required. If you will bring a...

Free

Fuchsia Care and Growing Hardy Fuchsias

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Caroline Zebroski. This class will cover the creation, growing, and care of the hardy and non-hardy fuchsias at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. You will also learn about growing fuchsias from cuttings, pinching, pest control, preparing potted fuchsias for winter storage and waking up your fuchsias to become beautiful flowers that the hummingbirds enjoy as well as yourself. Caroline has been a member of the Eastside Fuchsia Society for over thirty years. The Eastside Fuchsia Society is one...

$10.50 – $15

NPA DIY Wire Cloche-Making Workshop 

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Taught by Tere Kaulfus, President of the Northwest Perennial Alliance. In this 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. The cloches make great plant supports too! Once you learn the wiring skills, you can make them any size and style that suits you, creating something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply everything you need to...

$24.50 – $35

NPA DIY Wire Cloche-Making Workshop 

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Taught by Tere Kaulfus, President of the Northwest Perennial Alliance. In this 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. The cloches make great plant supports too! Once you learn the wiring skills, you can make them any size and style that suits you, creating something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply everything you need to...

$24.50 – $35

NPA Promise of Spring Lecture

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Design Makeovers for a Climate of Change Join Sue Goetz, award-winning garden designer, writer, and speaker, to learn about designing your garden for a changing climate. Wet winters, dry summers, heat domes, atmospheric rivers, or whatever the terminology, how does all this fit the puzzle of garden design? Learn tips, techniques, and stylizing for the real world. Healthy soil, drought-tolerant plants, micro-climates, rain gardens, no lawns, and more! Before and after makeover ideas for sustainability, resilience, and adaptability.  Plant Sale & Social...

Varied Cost

Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

WEBINAR ONLY With over three decades of experience, eight books, and numerous high-profile lectures, Julie Moir Messervy is an innovative leader in landscape and garden design, theory, and practice. Julie’s most recent book, Landscaping Ideas That Work, is her most practical book yet. Her first book, Contemplative Gardens, was named “One of the ten best garden books of the year” by The New York Times. Another of her books, Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love, won the Garden Writers Association...

$10.50 – $15

Garden Hospitality: Inviting Wildlife to your Yard

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Penny Bolton in partnership with the Master Gardeners of King County. Did you know your yard could be a home for up to 50 species of birds, plus numerous other bugs and mammals? It’s a zoo out there once you pay attention. We will listen to bird songs and talk about how we can invite them into our yards safely. We will also cover common mammals and bugs. You'll learn how to build inviting landscapes that are...

$10.50 – $15