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Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

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12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
(425) 452-2750 https://bellevuebotanical.org

February 2022

DIY Wire Cloches

Feb 5 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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CLASS FULL

IN PERSON INSIDE Taught by Alison Johnson. In this in-person, hands-on workshop you will learn how to make the wire cloches NPA uses in the Perennial Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden to keep rabbits from eating the plants. They make great plant supports too! Once you learn the wiring skills, you can make them any size that suits you. Keep them simple, or twist, bend, and curl to create something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply…

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CANCELED: Hands-on Nature Activities for Preschool to 2nd grade Teachers and Parents

Feb 12 at 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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CANCELED

In-person Are you looking for ways to engage early learners with nature? This workshop will introduce you to two valuable guides: Project Learning Tree’s Environmental Experiences for Early Childhood guide & Project WILD’s Growing Up WILD guide. These activity guides use best practices in early childhood education to get young children exploring their natural world. The guides contain 38 nature-based themes and over 100 activities complete with background information, outdoor activities, ideas for healthy snacks, math, art, songs, literature, and…

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Paper Mycena Mushrooms

Feb 19 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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$55 – $65

IN-PERSON INSIDE Taught by Kate Alarcon. Come make these quirky little fungi in paper! Pink Mycena mushrooms grow in clusters on decaying logs, helping with the important work of breaking down and recycling forest matter. As you make your own tiny mushroom colony, you’ll learn how to sculpt and color crepe paper, how to work with floral stem wire, and how to create naturalistic groupings of mushrooms. You’ll make a cluster of mushrooms and plant them in a small ceramic…

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DIY Wire Cloches (class 2)

Feb 26 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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$31.50 – $45

IN PERSON INSIDE Second class added! In this in-person, hands-on workshop you will learn how to make the wire cloches NPA uses in the Perennial Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden to keep rabbits from eating the plants. They make great plant supports too! Once you learn the wiring skills, you can make them any size that suits you. Keep them simple, or twist, bend, and curl to create something worthy of a place in your garden. We will supply everything…

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March 2022

NPA March Mania Plant Sale

Mar 12 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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In person at the Bellevue Botanical Garden Aaron Education Center NPA's plant sales are pure heaven for plant geeks, a rare opportunity to shop from several specialty plant growers at one event and bring home many unique plants. See website for vendor lists. Cost: Free to attend, plants available for purchase No registration required. MORE INFO

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South American Stunners for PNW Gardens

Mar 16 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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$10.50 – $15

In-Person Inside From the cloud forests of Colombia to the plains of Patagonia, our neighboring continent offers a cornucopia of horticultural bounty with which we can adorn our gardens as well as nourish our avian friends and pollinators. Daniel Sparler will highlight appealing options that offer four seasons of interest, including annuals, perennials, succulents, vines, shrubs, trees, incredible edibles, and even a few no-nonsense houseplants. Daniel is a walking horticultural encyclopedia. He is a polished speaker, compulsive plant collector, and…

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Puget Sound Dahlia Association Tuber Sale

Mar 18 at 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 19, 2022

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

In person at the Bellevue Botanical Garden Aaron Education Center Purchase tubers for Dahlias of all shapes, sizes, styles and colors. Expert dahlia growers will be on hand to help you choose the right one for your site.  Free to attend, dahlia tubers available for purchase No registration, more information

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Puget Sound Dahlia Association Tuber Sale

Mar 19 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 19, 2022

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

In person at the Bellevue Botanical Garden Aaron Education Center Purchase tubers for Dahlias of all shapes, sizes, styles and colors. Expert dahlia growers will be on hand to help you choose the right one for your site.  Free to attend, dahlia tubers available for purchase No registration, more information

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Spring Watercolor

Mar 26 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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$35 – $50

IN PERSON INSIDE Taught by Molly Hashimoto. Use pen and watercolor to create quick sketches and lushly tinted images of spring flowering plants. We'll do sketches as well as more complete watercolors, created in stages. All materials provided. $50/$35.

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Youth Workshop: Garden Design

Mar 26 at 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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IN-PERSON Participants will learn about plants and their needs and how to choose the right plant for the right place! We will cover different types of gardens, how to use a plant guide for identification, basic garden design, how to set-up a seed experiment, and how to share plants with others. Geared to youth 8-11 years old. This is not a drop off workshop. A single adult can chaperone several participants. Chaperones are free. Garden patch included. This workshop fulfills…

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April 2022

Scout Day

Apr 3 at 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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$12

Come and work on scout badges and achievement requirements at the Botanical Garden! This Scout Day is designed for K-3rd grade Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. Scouts will choose stations to visit. Some of the topics include composting, Leave No Trace, insects, planting seeds, painting and a nature walk. Daisies: Outdoor Art Maker Badge and parts of the Flower Garden Journey. Brownies: Bug Badge, Outdoor Art Creator Badge, and most of the Hiker Badge. Lions: Mountain Lion and Ready, Set, Grow Tigers: My Tiger Jungle and Tigers in the Wild Wolves: Grow Something, Call…

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May 2022

Fall and Winter Edibles

May 5 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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$24.50 – $35

In-Person Inside Plan now to eat from your garden year-round! Learn what fall and winter vegetables to grow and when to start them, in this unique look at vegetable gardening in our maritime climate that splits the year into seven mini-seasons. With the longest spring on record and an autumn that often lingers, our climate means your urban farm never has to shut down. From the vast brassica family to root crops to a parade of leafy greens, you can…

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