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Through education and community involvement, we inspire all generations to advance Northwest horticultural knowledge, and preserve natural beauty and our local ecology

CLASSES

Grow Your Garden, Grow Your Mind

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LECTURES

Keep current on the hottest trends in horticulture

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DOCENT TOURS

Explore the Garden with an expert

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CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

We offer botany-based programs for children and youth

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GOING GREEN

Put Nature to Work in Your Garden

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Mindfulness in the Garden – Autumn

While we stroll slowly through the autumn garden, we will focus on awakening all of our senses and deepening our connection to nature, allowing ourselves to experience the combined healing power of nature and present awareness. Utilizing elements of Mindfulness meditation and Shinrin-yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing), we will focus on practices which create a sense of inner calm, spaciousness, and stillness. Instructor Deborah Wilk LMFT is a psychotherapist in private practice and co-founder of Mindful in the Wild. Instructor Jessica Hancock...

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Gathering Place at BBG, 12001 Main St.
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Chinese Tea

You will be introduced to three major Chinese Teas: White tea, Oolong tea, and, briefly, Yellow tea. The presentation will include information about the ecological setting of the tea plantations and the regional cultures around them; tea picking and its classification; and the techniques of tea making, including tea brewing and drinking. There will be a tea presentation to show the etiquette of the tea ceremony and everyone will have an opportunity to test the teas. All participants will take...

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$25
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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