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Flower Hour: Perennial Border in June

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. NPA President Tere Kaulfus will provide an in-depth look at the Perennial Border in June. Renowned for year-round dramatic displays, the perennial border is an example of a distinctively American-style mixed border and is a living demonstration of what works best in Northwest gardens. The Northwest Perennial Alliance created and maintains this award-winning garden entirely by volunteers. Comfortable walking shoes...

CLASS FULL

Wildflowers in Watercolor

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

IN-PERSON Taught by Molly Hashimoto. Draw and paint wildflowers using a variety of water media, including pen and wash, watercolor crayons, and watercolor. We'll employ different papers as we discover which work best for various subjects and media. All supplies will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own materials. Molly will bring her own photos: subjects will include forest, desert, and alpine species. $42 BBGS Members, $60 nonmembers. Sorry, this class is full. Email Us to join...

CLASS FULL

Curator Walk: The Rose Is a Rose: Robert Frost vs. the Rose Family

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, United States

In person Join Alex Wright, Bellevue Botanical Garden Curator, for a series of Curator Walks. The topic of this walk is The Rose Is a Rose: Robert Frost vs. the Rose Family. Alex will provide a survey of the rose family (Rosaceae), including the fragrant, the tasty, the weedy, and the unexpected. This program is outdoors and will go on rain or shine. Please dress for the weather. $10.50 Member/$15 Non-Member.   Join us for our next Curator Walk on...

$10.50 – $15

The Leafcutter Bee

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

IN-PERSON Join Dave Hunter, Owner & Founder of Crown Bees, for an introduction to a gentle summer pollinator, the Leafcutter Bee. In this conversational approach to learning, you’ll walk away with fresh understanding of why the bees show up in the summer, how to care for them, and precisely what to do for best success.  Similar to mason bees, the summer leafcutter bees are hole-nesting, gentle pollinators that use tiny snips of leaves rather than mud in their nest building....

$10.50 – $15

Kevin Nicolay Memorial Flash Mob Plant Exchange

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

An event to celebrate the life of noted Plantsman, Botanical Artist, Writer and Teacher, Kevin Nicolay, who passionately collected and introduced hundreds of new plants to American gardens in the 1980's.  He taught at CUH and the New York Botanical Garden, was published in Horticulture Magazine and had what Rosemary Verey called "one of the best small gardens I have seen in America." Bring a plant you want to share. Label with the plant name, cultural information, and your contact...

Free

Miller & Dunn Gardens Tour

Offsite

Join us for a private tour of the incredible Miller Garden and Dunn Gardens in Shoreline! First, we will meet (carpooling is encouraged) at the spectacular Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden (millergarden.org), an exceptional three-acre garden perched on the bluffs overlooking Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. It is the former home and garden of Elisabeth and Pendleton Miller and was donated to the horticultural community. Travels to Japan and China influenced the initial plant selection and design of the...

EVENT FULL

Photography: Floral Portraiture

HYBRID

HYBRID (Online & in-person) Taught by Ray Pfortner. Everyone is in awe of beautiful flowers, but not everyone is in awe of flower photographs. Too often, floral portraits rely on the obvious beauty of the flower and look like all the others.  In this workshop, you will be empowered to make truly memorable and different flower portraits - flower portraits that will turn heads on the merits of the photograph and its design. This class is suitable for teens and...

$77 – $110
Event Series Slow Flowers Summit

Slow Flowers Summit

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

Slow Flowers Society brings its sixth annual conference to the Bellevue Botanical Garden for two days of design inspiration, creative floral installations, and conversations about sustainable flowers The Slow Flowers Summit is a multi-day conference for creative professionals, thought leaders, and pioneering voices in the progressive Slow Flowers community. Designed to stimulate curiosity, examine conventional assumptions, and explore conscious and ethical practices in the floral industry, the Summit asks speakers and audience members alike to inquire, inform, include, instigate and...

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Event Series Slow Flowers Summit

Slow Flowers Summit

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

Slow Flowers Society brings its sixth annual conference to the Bellevue Botanical Garden for two days of design inspiration, creative floral installations, and conversations about sustainable flowers The Slow Flowers Summit is a multi-day conference for creative professionals, thought leaders, and pioneering voices in the progressive Slow Flowers community. Designed to stimulate curiosity, examine conventional assumptions, and explore conscious and ethical practices in the floral industry, the Summit asks speakers and audience members alike to inquire, inform, include, instigate and...

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Yoga: Balance and Beauty in the Garden

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, United States

In person Join CorePower Yoga at the Bellevue Botanical Garden.  Stretch and strengthen those muscles you’ve been using to work in your garden all spring. This beginner-friendly class is designed to alleviate soreness and give your mind a well-deserved moment of reflection. The class will be outdoors and meet on the lawn near the Shorts House. Bring your own mat and water bottle, and wear comfortable clothing. A few mats will be available if you are new to yoga. This...

$4.90 – $7.00