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Kids in the Garden – Fall Session

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

Kids in the Garden Fall 2022 Session Is your 3- to 5-year-old child interested in things that grow, fly or crawl? Designed especially for preschoolers, our once a week four-week program will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and lots in between. Each week covers a different topic. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver. Classes are held at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA 98005  on...

Varied Cost

Cultivating Color

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

Presented by Lorene Edwards Forkner. Color is one of nature’s most sophisticated tools to capture the attention of all living creatures. Color is powerful and delightful. Learn how to hone your perception, discover hidden hues, and cultivate an expansive view of the world around you. Lorene Edwards Forkner is an author and speaker whose work centers on exploring the wonders of the natural world. She writes a weekly gardening column for Pacific NW Magazine in The Seattle Times and is...

$10.50 – $15

Forest Bathing in the Ravine

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue

Taught by Deborah Wilk and Jessica Hancock. Take a Walk on the Wild Side with the 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...

CLASS FULL

Fall Leaves, Seedpods, and Gourds Botanical Drawing

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Online Class Taught by Dorota Haber-Lehigh. Celebrate the beauty of the fall by creating a drawing of a fall leaf, seedpod branch or a small gourd. We will use colored pencils techniques and approach drawing and sketching from observation. The workshop will include a presentation of Dorota’s botanical drawings of leaves, seedpods and gourds, a demonstration of how to approach drawing from observation and various techniques and a time to draw together. You are welcome to work in a loose,...

$35 – $50

No Fear Garden Design

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Sue Goetz. A guide and creative approach to designing a garden. Don’t just settle for a simple landscape; plant a garden with texture, dimension, and longevity. Breathing new life into a garden can be daunting and rewarding - get started with practical ideas, advice, and shortcuts to design using photographs and insider tips from an award-winning garden designer. $10.50 BBGS member/non-members $15.

$10.50 – $15

Fall Lichen Walk

Garden Grounds 12001 Main Street, Bellevue

Taught by Dr. Katherine Glew. Have you always wondered about what lichens are and why they are found on your trees, rhododendrons and azaleas? Lichens are harmless to your plants and add aesthetic value to your garden. Enjoy a walk around the Bellevue Botanical Garden while learning about common lichens found in an urban environment and what they can tell us about air quality and the make-up of plants and geology. You will leave with a fresh understanding about lichens...

CLASS FULL