Loading Events

← Back to Events

Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

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

July 2020

An Evening with Ciscoe

Jul 15 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
EVENT FULL

With heart and humor, Ciscoe will regale us with a few of the gardening stories in his new book, Oh, La La!: Homegrown Stories, Helpful Tips, and Garden Wisdom. Hear about the gardens he has tended, the wildlife he has encountered—deer, moles, rats, birds—lessons learned, and more. Each story will make you smile, but will also contain a nugget of gardening wisdom or a practical helpful tip that you can use in your own garden. Includes complimentary wine, hors d’oeuvres, and…

Find out more »

Designing the Compelling Photograph

Jul 22 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$75 – $95

Join instructor Ray Pfortner for this 3-part photography class focusing on exploring the principles of composition and a range of creative settings and camera handling. The Garden will be our studio, our canvas, our focus. The class is aimed at all skill levels using any digital camera from phone to point-and-shoot to dSLR to mirrorless. Teens and tweens (12 and over) are welcome! Please note that this is a three-part class and once you register for the first one, you…

Find out more »

Pruning Shrubs III

Jul 25 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$25 – $35

With Anna Moore of Plant Amnesty. This class will teach you how to prune Rhododendron, Hydrangea, Callicarpa (Beautyberry), Viburnum bodnantense, and Abelia. Included in this class are basic pruning techniques, common pruning mistakes, and corrective pruning. You will earn credit toward your Master Pruner Certificate and/or WSNLA CEUs. $25 BBGS members/$35 nonmembers.

Find out more »

August 2020

BSA LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE WORKSHOP

Aug 8 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$12

This workshop will cover the requirements for the BSA Landscape Architecture badge. We will tour part of the botanical garden, do some plant identification, design a landscape for a local building, talk about careers in the field and meet with a landscape professional. The Scouts will have “homework” to do before the workshop. We do not provide the badge. Workshop size is limited. Each scout needs to have a supervising adult with a ratio of 1 adult per 4 scouts…

Find out more »

Chinese Green Tea

Aug 9 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$25

Come and learn all about green tea! We will talk about where and when the tea plant is grown in Southern China; local season sensibility and timing for harvest; manufacturing techniques; Green tea’s usage as a food; the tea gathering setting, and the medicinal value of Green tea. In the second half of the class, each student will have the opportunity to practice making a pot of tea. This will include learning about measuring, temperature control, and using leaves sustainably…

Find out more »

Kokedama

Aug 22 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$55 – $65

You’ll learn to create and care for a striking and unique Japanese moss ball under the guidance of Poppy & Finch founder, Weina Dinata, a native plant advocate and botanical designer, seasoned in the art of making kokedama. The workshop includes all the materials for assembling your moss ball, a step-by-step breakdown of the process, and helpful care tips for keeping your creation happy and healthy. You will be asked to choose between an indoor tropical plant or an outdoor…

Find out more »

Mini-Habitat Living Centerpiece

Aug 22 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$45 – $55

Taught by with Weina Dinata from Poppy & Finch, a native plant advocate and botanical designer. With your family, learn how to create a one-of-a-kind mini-habitat centerpiece using PNW native plants in a repurposed lamp globe. We’ll cover basic planting and design composition techniques and then have fun decorating our centerpieces with rocks, moss, branches, and insect or bird decorations. You will walk away with either a woodland or a rock garden centerpiece and information about native plants! Best for…

Find out more »

October 2020

Botanical Drawing: Leaves, Cones, and Seed Pods

Oct 3 at 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$45 – $55

Learn how to draw small fall treasures: cones, seed pods and leaves using colored pencils. This workshop will focus on drawing from observation utilizing loose and experiential sketches as a start. Participants will learn colored pencil techniques of layering, blending and embossing. We will use a walnut ink-stained paper reminiscent of old manuscripts as a surface and create a small botanical drawing. All levels welcome. Supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring your own sketchbook and/or set of…

Find out more »

Deer Resistant Drama

Oct 21 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $15

Karen Chapman, an award-winning author, teaches container and landscape design in workshops and seminars across the country, as well as offering a range of online learning opportunities. She also leads gardening tours to England, where she was born and raised. Karen has co-authored two books: Fine Foliage and Gardening with Foliage First. Her most recent book is Deer Resistant Design: Gardens that Thrive Despite the Deer. Learn how to create beautiful fence-free gardens that thrive despite the deer. Karen’s recently…

Find out more »
+ Export Events