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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

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

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

Flowers and Fruit: Beginner Acrylic Painting

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

In Person Taught by Terry MacDonald. Come and create brilliant botanical artwork! This acrylic painting class is for the true beginner. Students will create two projects and learn the basics to get started painting with acrylics. Acrylics are a very versatile medium with bright colors, infinite techniques, and ease of use. Learn about the paints, brushes, surfaces, how to load a brush with paint, basic strokes and more. Students will create a small pear project and a larger botanical painting....

$87.50 – $125

Daylily 101: The Perfect Carefree Summer Perennial

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Daralee Newkirk. Daylilies, with their dramatically shaped flowers and sturdy constitution, return a generous outpouring of bloom year after year with minimal care. This dramatic workhorse works in so many different capacities—from borders, hedges, or containers—with many cultivars chosen for a long succession of flowers from late May through October. Learn what to expect from a good daylily; when and how to transplant and divide them; where to get plants that are field-grown and preferably locally sourced,...

$10.50 – $15

Experience the Early Spring Garden with Forest Bathing

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, United States

In Person Open your senses to wonder, as we welcome the transition from winter to spring by integrating practices from Mindfulness Meditation and Shinrin-yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing).  We will stroll slowly through the Garden, down to the peaceful forested sanctuary of the Ravine Experience, soothing and replenishing mind, body and spirit with the healing power of Nature. Experience the Garden in a whole new way! Taught by the Mindful in the Wild team, psychotherapist Deborah Wilk, LMFT and naturopathic physician...

$31.50 – $45

Introduction to Nature Journaling: A Guided Workshop

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

In-person Introduction to Nature Journaling will familiarize you with the goals and practices of nature journaling based on the books of John Muir Laws. We will begin with an indoor presentation, followed by outdoor journaling practice and then opportunities to share your discoveries and interests with the rest of the group. No prior experience or art expertise is necessary. After registration, you will receive a suggested materials list.  Please dress for the weather. This workshop is geared to adults and...

$17.50 – $25

Creating Beautiful Containers

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Molly van der Burch in partnership with the Master Gardeners of King County. Learn container basics, design ideas, and planting tips to create containers that have year-round pizazz.  Specific plant ideas for both shade and sun containers as well as soil and watering recommendations are included along with photos to inspire you to create your own container! $10.50 BBGS & King County Master Gardener Members/$15 nonmembers.

$10.50 – $15