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March 2020

Gardening 101

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Tuesday, March 3 7 - 9 pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Gardening remains America’s #1 hobby. Does the anticipation of the warmer spring weather make you want to get your hands dirty in the garden? Have you wanted to start a garden but didn’t know where to begin? This class will guide you through terms and processes, such as plant types, light exposures, deciding what kind of garden to…

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Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens

March 6 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am
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Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

First Fridays of the Month (January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5) 7:30 - 8:15 am $15 non-members / $10 WBG members each session (members use code WBGMEMBER to receive discount) Graeser Family Education Center   A monthly, 45-minute yoga session starts your day at the botanical gardens on Frankfort Avenue. Depending on the weather, enjoy chilly mornings indoors inside the Graeser Family Education Center with views outside into the gardens. On milder days, lay…

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“The Best of All Seasons” Luncheon with Margot Shaw

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$65

Saturday, March 7 11:30 am - 1:00 pm (doors open at 11am) Graeser Family Education Center $65, $55 for WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Flower Magazine’s Margot Shaw presents during this late winter luncheon (lunch served at 11:30am). As Editor-in-Chief of Flower, Margot gains access to countless spectacular gardens, parties, and floral arrangements, as well as the tastemakers behind them. In this presentation, "The Best of All Seasons," Shaw shares some of her very favorite floral moments…

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Introduction to Bonsai

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$10

Sunday, March 15 2 - 3:45 pm Graeser Family Education Center $10   Lee Squires, a bonsai grower for over 48 years with around 50 trees in his collection, will lead an introduction to bonsai program in anticipation of WBG's Japanese Garden project. Lee will share the history of bonsai and what makes a tree or plant a bonsai. He will go over indoor vs. outdoor bonsai to clear up any confusion about where they may be successfully grown, as well as…

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The Farmer and the Foodie: First Day of Spring

March 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$30

Saturday, March 21 3 - 4:30 pm The Avish Estate $30, $25 WBG members (members use code WBGMEMBER to receive discount) It’s the first day of spring! As our landscape begins to bloom, so does our desire to enjoy food with friends and family. Join The Farmer and the Foodie as they welcome the first day of spring with a class meant to highlight Kentucky Farmlands’ harbingers of the new season. Enjoy food and conversation as Lindsey and Maggie share a…

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History of Butchertown Neighborhood

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
Free

Tuesday, March 24 5 - 7 pm Graeser Family Education Center FREE, RSVP required through the Filson Historical Society Notable Louisville Neighborhoods and the People Who Put Them on the Map is a series presented by the Filson Historical Society that connects people with our past in order to help shape and inform our future. This series seeks to connect people with history in a meaningful, relevant way and will feature the Butchertown Neighborhood. Light refreshments and garden walk will begin…

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Late Winter Tree Identification

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$15

Saturday, March 28 10am - 12pm The Avish Estate $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Even when trees are dormant, they have features that reveal their identity. In this lecture and workshop, examine trees’ bark, growth forms and habits, buds and ground debris to distinguish and identify some common tree species. Become more familiar with the transition trees undergo from fully dormant in midwinter to swelling leaf or flower buds before you see their…

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Flowers in the Air: Monarchs in Mexico

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Tuesday, March 31 6:30 - 8 pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for a first-hand account by a regional pollinator and plant expert of her two recent travels to the butterfly reserves of central Mexico’s Sierra Madres. This presentation showcases her photography and videos of the natural migration and overwintering phenomena of our imperiled monarch. She will share insight on the recent trends on the healthy, safety…

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April 2020

Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens

April 3 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am
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One event on May 1, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on June 5, 2020 at 7:30 am

Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

First Fridays of the Month (January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5) 7:30 - 8:15 am $15 non-members / $10 WBG members each session (members use code WBGMEMBER to receive discount) Graeser Family Education Center   A monthly, 45-minute yoga session starts your day at the botanical gardens on Frankfort Avenue. Depending on the weather, enjoy chilly mornings indoors inside the Graeser Family Education Center with views outside into the gardens. On milder days, lay…

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Welcome, Spring! Tree Tour

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY 40204 United States
$25

Saturday, April 11 10:30am - 12:15pm Cave Hill Cemetery - 701 Baxter Ave, Louisville KY 40204 $25, $20 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Winter has ended and botanical life renews itself come April. The magnificent and diverse forest of trees at Louisville’s beloved Cave Hill Cemetery awaits your visit.  They’re showing their finest and freshest spring foliage and blossoms for our admiration. The Cemetery’s horticulturist and arborist lead you through the historic avenues among…

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Adults in canoe

Beargrass Creek Canoe Tours

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Multiple dates available MEET AT: Louisville Community Boathouse -1325 River Rd, 40206 (next to UofL Rowing, Yellow Lot) $20, $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Our popular excursions in voyageur-style canoes along the southern shore of the Ohio River and up its nearby tributary, Beargrass Creek, are back for another season! Paddle along or sit back to watch the shoreline, trees, and water for wildlife. Learn about the river and creek, local history and…

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Natives Awareness

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, April 22 7 - 8:45pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Consider using a native plant in your garden! From trees and shrubs to perennials and ornamental grasses, an array of regional plants are perfect for many landscape applications. Learn the identities of some of the finest species to seek out at nurseries and then plant. In addition, gain an awareness of the benefits and limitations of our…

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