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August 2020

Tai Ji at the Gardens

August 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, August 20 6:30 - 7:30pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Waterfront Botanical Gardens continues our new Wellness Program series Tai Ji at the Gardens. Also written as ‘Tai Chi’, this low-impact, slow-motion exercise is often described as "meditation in motion." From the air-conditioned comfort of inside the Graeser Family Education Center, enjoy a sense of being outdoors in the Gardens with views out of the floor-to-ceiling windows. Don’t…

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September 2020

Creamy, Dreamy Plant-Based Soups

September 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:10 am
$20

Saturday, Sep. 12  10 - 11:10am Interactive Virtual Program  (ZOOM link provided the day before class) $20, $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to use discount) Our Garden-to-Fork Culinary Series has gone virtual this fall! Let's introduce you to one of the easiest fall staples in a plant-based diet: creamy veggie soups. We will discuss tips and tricks for making soups super creamy without a drop of dairy cream. Explore ingredient options such as potato, coconut, and nut milks and the…

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Tai Ji at the Gardens

September 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, September 17 6:30 - 7:30pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Waterfront Botanical Gardens brings a new series to our Wellness Program with Tai Ji at the Gardens. Also written as ‘Tai Chi’, this low-impact, slow-motion exercise is often described as "meditation in motion." From the air-conditioned comfort of inside the Graeser Family Education Center, enjoy a sense of being outdoors in the Gardens with views out of the floor-to-ceiling windows.…

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Warm Season Yoga at the Avish

September 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
$15

Saturday, September 19 9am $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for an hour for yoga outside among the plants as the sun climbs in the sky. Yoga practice is geared toward all levels. Please bring your own mat and maintain appropriate social distance. Registrants will receive an email with the Avish address THE FRIDAY IN ADVANCE of the class. Register Here Refund Policy Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by…

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October 2020

Tai Ji at the Gardens

October 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, October 22 6:30 - 7:30pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Waterfront Botanical Gardens brings a new series to our Wellness Program with Tai Ji at the Gardens. Also written as ‘Tai Chi’, this low-impact, slow-motion exercise is often described as "meditation in motion." From the air-conditioned comfort of inside the Graeser Family Education Center, enjoy a sense of being outdoors in the Gardens with views out of the floor-to-ceiling…

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November 2020

Beyond a Wreath: Creating the Holiday Porch Pot

November 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$18

Saturday, Nov. 28 10 - 11:30 am Interactive Virtual Program (ZOOM link provided the day before class)  $18, $14 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) You’ve hung the door wreath but realize the front stoop looks bare and unfestive. Discover the tricks to creating a visually striking and luxe outdoor container – the porch pot -- with a composition of fresh-cut greenery, fresh flowers, ornaments, ribbon and/or twigs. Learn the mechanics needed to make evergreen branches or twigs to stay…

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January 2021

Recycling Nature: A Virtual Papermaking Workshop

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
$15

Saturday, January 16 10 - 11:15 am ZOOM virtual program $15, $12 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Roll up your virtual sleeves and follow along during this one-hour introductory papermaking workshop demonstration live from the papermaking studio at the University of Louisville. Rachel Singel, Associate Professor of Art at UofL, leads the way! Learn to create unique sheets of (Western-style) paper with moulds and deckles and a variety of fibers. She will discuss the…

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March 2021

Basic Floral Arrangements on a Budget

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:10 am
$15

Saturday, March 20 10 - 11:15am Interactive Virtual Program (ZOOM link provided the day before class) $15, $11 WBG members (members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)\ Create gorgeous spring floral arrangements perfect to display for any upcoming celebrations or to simply bring some beauty in your home, all on a budget! During this virtual demonstration, gain an understanding of the basic elements of floral design, steps for arrangement execution, overall flower care, and general tips for success.…

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Garden Wake-Up and Getting to Work

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$10

Tuesday, Mar. 23 7 - 8:30 pm Interactive Virtual Program (ZOOM link provided the day before class) $10  | $5 WBG members (members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Winter fades away in March and your garden soil and dormant plants begin to wake up. What tasks should you be doing? Time to get those fingernails dirty! Do you prune, throw down mulch, or till the soil now? What about annuals, perennials, shrubs, or trees? What about the…

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April 2021

SOLD OUT – The Wonderful World of Orchids

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Saturday, Apr. 10 10am-12pm Graeser Family Education Center - limited in-person enrollment available $35 | $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Become enchanted with the dynamic orchid plant family – one of the largest of all on the planet. This introductory, in-person workshop presents basic lifeforms and biology of orchid plants, including flower anatomy, growth habit, and understanding the taxonomy and names of orchids that have been bred by humans for generations. View several…

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Heart, Mind, Spirit Series: Tai Ji

April 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
WBG Site, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, Apr. 14 6:30-7:30pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Waterfront Botanical Gardens kicks off the 2021 Wellness Program series with Tai Ji at the Gardens. Also written as ‘tai chi’, this low-impact, slow-motion exercise is often described as “meditation in motion.”  Tai Ji is a Chinese martial art that helps reinforce flexibility, balance, and coordination in all parts of the body. From the climate-controlled comfort of inside the Graeser…

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Springtime Tips to Boost Your Fall and Winter Landscape

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$14

Thursday, Apr. 15 7 - 8:30pm Interactive ZOOM Workshop $14 | $9 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) We had a brutal winter – both weather-wise and socially. While the snow and ice blanketed your garden and you looked out the windows, did your garden look as pleasant and beautiful as it could? It’s easy to quickly make a garden to look terrific from April to June, but sadly the delights in a fall and winter…

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