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Flower Hour: The Fuchsia Garden

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, United States

In Person Join us in the Garden after work for a relaxed and informative hour at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Carolyn Zebroski will show you some of summer’s most dazzling floral displays cultivated by the Eastside Fuchsia Society since 1992. The breadth of fuchsia selections that can be grown in the Northwest is astounding. In any given year, there are about 100 different kinds of fuchsias on display, and most of them are winter-hardy in the Pacific Northwest. Comfortable walking shoes...

$10.50 – $15

From the Garden: Botanical Mixology

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

In Person Taught by Holli Dunn. Let’s drink from the garden! We’ll delight our senses with aromas and flavors from garden to glass. Come for a hands-on learning and tasting experience to create yummy alcohol-free mocktails using homemade syrups and shrubs. Take home recipes and a syrup to turn your mocktails into cocktails at home. $35 BBGS member/$50 nonmember.

$35 – $50

Forest Bathing in the Ravine Experience

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, United States

In Person Take a Walk on the Wild Side with Deborah and Jessica, teachers of our popular Mindfulness in the Garden series. Stroll across the suspension bridge and into the peace and sanctuary of the most pristine forested area of the Garden, while practicing mindfulness meditation and Shinrin-Yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing). Restore mind, body and spirit as you experience the healing power of nature. Psychotherapist Deborah Wilk LMFT and Naturopathic Physician Jessica Hancock ND are from Mindful in the Wild....

$31.50 – $45

Grasses For Every Garden and Every Gardener

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

In Person Daniel Mount will introduce you to the botany of grasses, and their uses and care in the modern garden. Ornamental grasses and grass-like plants have had a surge in popularity in the last few decades, not only for their versatility and ease, but also for their beauty. This class will consist of a short classroom session, followed by a tour of grasses growing in a variety of conditions in the Bellevue Botanical Garden. $24.50 BBGS Member/$35 Non-Member.

$24.50 – $35

Flower Hour: The Dahlia Display

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, United States

In Person Join us in the Garden after work for a relaxed and informative hour at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Roger Walker, with the Puget Sound Dahlia Association, will walk you through the annual Dahlia Display at the Garden which has been planted and maintained by the PSDA since 1993. Sun-loving dahlias provide a kaleidoscope of color from high summer through fall. The Puget Sound Dahlia Association is dedicated to growing, hybridizing, exhibiting, and conducting research on dahlias in the Northwest region...

$10.50 – $15

Photography Workshop: Focus on the Yao Garden and Tateuchi Pavilion

HYBRID (IN-PERSON AT BELLEVUE BOTANICAL GARDEN & ONLINE) 12001 Main St., Bellevue, WA, United States

Hybrid: In-Person and on Zoom Taught by Ray Pfortner. This workshop will focus on the Yao Garden and Tateuchi Pavilion. The Yao Garden with its gate, paths, water, walls, and plantings, provides unlimited photo opportunities, and Tateuchi Pavilion with its translucent screens and woodwork is the icing on the cake. At the first meeting on Zoom we will explore camera settings, composition, and considerations for photographing in the Garden. The second meeting will be in person at the Bellevue Botanical...

$77 – $110

Our Gardens: Alive!

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States +1 more

5th Annual BBGS/Heronswood Symposium Join the discussion on ways we can help a planet in need. Our lineup of stellar speakers will feature: Patrick C. Tobin, Professor of Disturbance Ecology in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences at the University of Washington, will speak on “Insect Pollinators in Western Washington.” Patrick’s primary research interests include the ecology of biological invasions, the spatial and temporal dynamics of insect populations, and the role of climate change on insect population dynamics. Shannon Nichol,...

$105 – $125