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September 2021

The Art of Bonsai: Temperate Plants

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Twisted Nature Bonsai, 7209 Greenlawn Rd
Louisville, KY 40222 United States
$120

Saturday, September 18 9am - 12pm Offsite Class at Twisted Nature Bonsai $120 | $100 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   This 3-hour program will provide a comprehensive overview of the art, as well as horticultural techniques to help you become successful at growing bonsai and plants in general. All participants will receive a pre-bonsai tree and instruction. Temperate plants will be used for this class. They like to live outdoors year-round. Learn to wire…

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Beargrass Creek Canoe Tour

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Saturday, September 18 9am-12pm Registrants will meet at the Louisville Community Boathouse next to UofL Rowing, 1325 River Road, 40206 $15 / $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Hop in a canoe and tour Beargrass Creek and its tributary into the Ohio River, with our guide David Wicks. Paddle along with David as he discusses the local biome and Louisville's waterway history. Dr. Wicks is board chair of River City Paddle Sports with a home at the community boathouse in…

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Woods of the Trees of Africa and Australia

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Sunday, September 19 2 - 4pm Leslie Education Classroom at WBG $15 | $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Let's explore the trees in Africa and Australia! During this lecture, Janice Staugas will go back to the basics with you. She'll explore the question, "What is a tree?" Learn their lifecycle, uses, significance, and more! The discussion will evolve into an exploration of rainforests and grasslands. Experience Australia's and Africa's ecosystem through their trees. Appreciate…

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Culinary Series: Mindful Living in the Garden

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
$35

Culinary Series: Mindful Living in the Garden Saturday, September 25 9:00 am - 10:30 am Avish Estate $35 / $30 WBG members (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join yoga teacher and healthy foodie Helene Kusman for a morning of mindful living in the gardens. Begin your day with a guided meditation followed by a chat on inviting mindfulness into your day to day life. You’ll experience a sense of groundedness tuning into the peaceful surroundings while…

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Tai Ji at the Gardens

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

Thursday, September 30 6:30-7:30pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join us for 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 Family Education Center, enjoy a sense of being outdoors…

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October 2021

SOLD OUT – Music in the Gardens – Small Time Napoleon

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WBG Site, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Thursday, Oct. 14 WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave 7pm (doors at 6pm) $35, $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for a live performance in the Gardens, featuring the musical stylings of Small Time Napoleon. Refreshments will be provided by LUPO Pizza. In order to keep our guests safe and healthy, face masks and social distancing are required during this performance. Event is rain or shine. No refunds issued, but purchased tickets may be transferred to another…

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Autumnal Air Tree Tour

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY 40204 United States
$20

Saturday, October 23 10:30am - 12pm Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue, 40204 $20 | $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout)   The majestic trees at Louisville’s famous Cave Hill Cemetery begin to put on their fall color.  The Cemetery’s horticulturist and arborist lead you through the historic avenues among the solemn graves on an open-air wagon as they share the legacy and unique characteristics of many of our region’s most lauded trees, right at the seasonal peak of…

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November 2021

Repotting Orchids

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Saturday, November 6 10am -12pm Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG $35 | $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Our popular orchid class is back! Become enchanted again 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…

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Autumnal Air Tree Tour

November 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY 40204 United States
$20

Saturday, November 13 10:30am - 12pm Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Avenue, 40204 $20 | $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout)   The majestic trees at Louisville’s famous Cave Hill Cemetery begin to put on their fall color.  The Cemetery’s horticulturist and arborist lead you through the historic avenues among the solemn graves on an open-air wagon as they share the legacy and unique characteristics of many of our region’s most lauded trees, right at the seasonal peak of their…

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