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1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States

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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Celebrating Cutflower Orchids: A Double Arrangement Demonstration

March 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$65

Sunday, March 8 1:30 - 3:30 pm Graeser Family Education Center $65, $55 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Exotic-looking with an array of structural variation in their blossoms, orchids are often overlooked or simply not for sale compared with other fresh floral items. There’s a huge diversity of orchids, but they tend to have rather fleshy flowers that make them nice additions to bouquets. Join Mahonia’s Floral Coordinator + Designer Mike Ojeda for a floral demonstration celebrating…

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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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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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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 February 7, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on March 6, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 7:30 am

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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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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May 2020

Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens

May 1 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am
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One event on March 6, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 7:30 am

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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Hardy Ferns for a Dazzling Garden

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Tuesday, May 19 7 - 8:30 pm Graeser Family Education Center, WBG and Whitehall $20, $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Calling all fern fiddlehead lovers and gardeners looking for deer-resistant plants! Connect with your inner fern-fanatic in this lecture and field trip exploring the best ferns for Kentuckiana landscapes. Familiarize yourself with some identifying features of ferns and what growing environments ensure their success. Discover which hardy ferns you will most likely find at…

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June 2020

Summer Glory: Annuals, Perennials, and Bulbs for the Hot Months

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, June 4 6:30 - 8:30 pm Graeser Family Education Center, WBG $15, $10 WBG members (members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Don’t overlook the bulbs, perennials, grasses, and hot-season annuals when building your garden palette this time of year. Find out what plants (and when) to acquire and use them to ensure your landscape looks richest from mid-July through Labor Day and beyond ’til frost. Go well beyond wax begonias, geraniums, and petunias and gain tips…

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Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens

June 5 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on March 6, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 7:30 am

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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Beneficial (and Some Bad) Bug Identification

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Saturday, June 6 10 am - 12 pm Graeser Family Education Center, WBG $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Gardens are filled with all sorts of insects, both helpful and harmful. Gain confidence and some practical experience identifying those beneficial bugs, beyond our well-known species like honeybees and butterflies. We’ll learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of altruistic insects living in your garden, what they look like from the egg to adult,…

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