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 one hour before the start of the webinar, inform us immediately by emailing us.
  • 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.

If you have other questions not answered here, please email us.


BBGS members receive a 30% discount on most webinars. Want to enjoy our webinars at reduced prices? Become a member now.

Houseplants 101

WEBINAR Glasswings plant director, Tassy de Give, will discuss how to choose the right plant for your indoor environment and troubleshoot potential plant problems. Whether you are a first-time plant owner, or are looking to expand your knowledge of your existing collection, this Virtual Houseplants 101 class will give you the know-how for improving the life of your indoor plants. Environmental factors, plant identification, and general care techniques will be discussed. $10.50/$15.

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$10.50 – $15

Growing Small Fruits

WEBINAR Presented by Gia Parsons and Joan Baldwin, Master Gardeners. The Pacific Northwest’s climate is an ideal place for many types of small fruits such as strawberries, blueberries and kiwis, to name just a few. We will focus on how to use environmentally friendly methods to grow small fruits that are not only delicious and nutritious, but are also a beautiful addition to your backyard and container garden. $10.50 BBGS & King County Master Gardener members/$15 nonmembers.

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$10.50 – $15

Wonderful World of Trilliums

WEBINAR In this informative webinar, Susie Egan from Cottage Lake Gardens will lead you through The Wonderful World of Trilliums! Learn about the history, botany, cultivation, and propagation of trilliums, including photos of many of the most popular trillium species that are easily grown in northwest gardens. $10.50/$15.

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$10.50 – $15

Houseplants 201

WEBINAR In this online workshop, Glasswings plant director, Tassy de Give, will discuss common plant pests, bacteria, fungi, and a host of other problems that can affect the health of indoor plants. In addition to plant pathology, the three key elements of light, water, and soil will be addressed. Participants will be guided on how to create an ideal environment to set plants up for success. $10.50/$15.

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$10.50 – $15

Destination Photography

VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON OUTSIDE Taught by Ray Pfortner. A 3-part photography class focused on before, during, and after any trip, whether near or far. Class dates are March 31, April 2, and April 7, 6-7:30pm. The first and last meeting will be on Zoom; the second meeting will be in person photographing outside at the Garden. Our results will be posted to Flickr.com to share in and outside of the two Zoom classes. The Garden will be our destination, our...

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$70 – $100

A Walker’s Guide to the Bellevue Botanical Garden

WEBINAR THIS IS A MEMBERS-ONLY WEBINAR Presented by Janice King, author of Eastside Seattle Walks. The Bellevue Botanical Garden offers many treasures to discover beyond the planted areas. While walking the Garden’s pathways, see where you can learn about native plants, glimpse hints of history, and explore creative artworks and striking architecture. For an extended walk, find out how to reach a nearby historic farm or Bellevue’s downtown core. This webinar will interest new and longtime members alike. Note: Society...

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