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Art for the Garden: Garden Totems

In-person Add a pop of color to your garden with your personal touch! Paint your own colorful totem to place in your yard or garden (an example is pictured above). To keep it simple, the base colors will be pre-painted and you get to do the fun part! We will go over tips for painting outdoor art and review best practices for working with materials in an environmental manner. All materials provided. Bring a painting apron/smock or wear clothes you...

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Mindfulness in the Garden: Awakening to Autumn

In Person Taught by Deborah Wilk and Jessica Hancock. While we stroll slowly through the colorful early Autumn Garden, we will focus on opening our senses and allowing ourselves to fully engage and awaken to the combined healing power of nature and present awareness.  Utilizing elements of Mindfulness Meditation and Shinrin-Yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing), we will restore mind, body and spirit as we let the stress and demands of daily life melt away.  Psychotherapist Deborah Wilk LMFT and Naturopathic Physician...

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$28 – $40

Flower Hour Summer Sampler Series

Welcome to “Flower Hour”—the Bellevue Botanical Garden Summer Sampler Series If you haven’t been to the Bellevue Botanical Garden, come and see what you're missing! Join us after work to connect with the outdoors in a relaxing setting and find out what makes the Garden special. Sign up for one or all the mini tours. Pre-registration is required, and spots are limited. Each evening will highlight specific areas of the Garden. Walk and talk with your guide and become acquainted...

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$10.50 – $15

Grasses for Every Season

In-Person Taught by Daniel Mount. Ornamental grasses, and the natural look they lend to gardens, have become wildly popular in recent years. In this class you will learn which grasses perform best in Northwest gardens and how to plant and maintain. This class will start with some basic grass morphology and botanical history, which will help in understanding how to optimize grass use in the garden. Then we will take a walking tour of the grasses growing in the Bellevue...

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$24.50 – $35

Perennial Vegetables and Hardy Herbs

Webinar Taught by Author and Master Gardener Bill Thorness. Are you tired of fussing over tender edibles that need pampering to provide you food? Then you’re ready to explore the lower-maintenance world of perennial vegetables and hardy herbs. From artichokes to yacon, easy-care vegetables delight. Sturdy rosemary and sage grow with just a little annual tending. Learn about the perennial crops that are simply grown, and tips about proper planting, care and use. You may even leave with some recipes! ...

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$10.50 – $15

Joint Heronswood/BBGS Annual Symposium

Our annual symposium gets better every year, and this year’s may be the best yet! The four outstanding speakers will be: Carol Reese: Carol is a recently retired Extension Horticulture Specialist based at West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. Her lecture, “Native Plants: Facts and Fallacies,” will separate fact from fiction about whether native plants are more likely to succeed, and if they are always a better choice for supporting insects. Dan Hinkley: Dan Hinkley is known and revered around...

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$95 – $115

Cultivating Color

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...

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$10.50 – $15