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Our webinars and online classes are presented on the Zoom platform

The Bellevue Botanical Garden Society is pleased to offer the webinars listed below. Pre-registration is required for all webinars.

MEMBERS: You must sign in to your online account prior to purchasing an education event to receive your 30% member discount. If you do not already have an online account, please watch the video at right for step-by-step instructions on how to set up your account and register for an event at the member price. If you prefer to download a written instruction sheet, CLICK HERE.

When registering for a webinar, please keep the following in mind:
  • Webinar registration closes 90 minutes before the start of all webinars, so make sure to register prior to this.
  • All webinars take place on the Zoom platform. Prior to the webinar, we recommend downloading either the Zoom app for iOS or Android, or the Zoom Desktop Client for PC or Mac.
  • Once our staff uploads your registration to Zoom, you will receive a separate email from Zoom with join information for the webinar. These links begin going out approximately three weeks before the event. If the webinar is taking place in 24 hours or less, you will receive a join link the day of the webinar.
  • If you have not received a join link 24 hours before the start of the webinar, inform us immediately by emailing us.
  • Unless otherwise specified, we record all webinars and all registrants will receive the recording within one business day. Once the recording is sent, you will have 14 days to watch. After that time, the recording will expire.
  • If you cannot find the Zoom link or the recording in your email inbox, check your spam or junk folder.
  • For further information about our webinar policies, please see our Webinar, Class and Lecture Policies page.

Drawing Spring Flowers

ONLINE CLASS Taught by Dorota Haber-Lehigh. Celebrate the ephemeral beauty of spring by creating a drawing of a flower, flower petals, or a flowering branch. Using a variety of colored pencil techniques, you will draw and sketch from observation. The workshop will include a presentation of Dorota’s botanical drawings of various flowers and flowering branches. There will be a demonstration of how to approach drawing from observation with various techniques and then a time to draw together. Participants are encouraged...

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$35 – $50

HYBRID: What Your Food Ate: How to Heal Our Land and Reclaim Our Health

THIS IS A HYBRID EVENT: IN-PERSON OR WEBINAR Presented by David Montgomery, UW professor, and Anne Bikle, biologist and environmental planner. David and Anne will describe how the roots of human health begin in the soil with how we grow crops and raise livestock. They will offer their books to sell and sign. Webinar recording will be available to all registrants for two weeks following the live presentation.                        ...

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$10.50 – $15

Our PNW Gardens and Climate Change

WEBINAR Taught by Molly van der Burch and Jim Little, in partnership with the Master Gardeners of King County. Start to demystify the complex topic of climate change and how it is affecting our PNW gardens. Learn the causes of climate change and how we can make our gardening more climate-friendly by reducing our gardening greenhouse gas emissions and by storing atmospheric CO2 in plants and soil. Finally, encourage all of us as gardeners to educate and inspire others to...

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$10.50 – $15

Parallel Art Forms: The Intersection of Garden Design and Photo Composition

This is a hybrid event: in-person and online After working from home for nearly a year because of the pandemic, Jason Morse decided to leave his four walls behind, and set off on a five-month road trip to visit over thirty of America’s most compelling botanic gardens. While photographing gardens over time, he noticed a great overlap between photographic composition and  the principles of good landscape design. Jason will share examples of photography from his trip and discuss some of...

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$10.50 – $15