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Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG

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1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States

June 2021

Blooms ‘N Brushes

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$50

Wednesday, June 23 7 - 9pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $50, $45 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) This is the first program to be hosted in our new Leslie Botanical Classrooms, and we are delighted to be sharing it with Louisville-based artist, Dean Christensen. Celebrate with us by enjoying a relaxing and creative evening at the Gardens! Dean will guide you through the steps of painting some flowers in bloom - or, go free form and…

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July 2021

Woods of the Central and South American Rainforest

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Sunday, July 11 2 - 4pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Let's explore some trees and their woods from Central and South America! During this lecture, Janice Staugas revisits the basics of trees with you. She'll explore the question, "What is a tree?" Learn the life cycle, uses, significance and more of tropical American tree wood. The discussion will evolve into an exploration of rainforests. Experience Mexico, Central America, and…

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Repotting Orchids

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Saturday, July 17 10am-12pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $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 of orchids that have been bred by humans for generations. View several different flowering orchid plant…

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August 2021

Artistic Succulent Driftwood Planter

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$40

Tuesday, August 10 6:30 - 8:00 pm Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG $40, $35 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Build a beautiful living succulent planting on driftwood to be displayed proudly in any part of your home. Sue Massey, an experienced succulent grower, will walk you through the basics on the plants as well as care. She’ll pepper tips and tricks so you leave feeling comfortable with this plant and your new creation.  Worried about…

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North America’s Native Orchids

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Saturday, August 28 10am-12pm Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG $20 | $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   How many orchid species can be found in the U.S? How can we protect them? Our instructor, Jim Burnett, is back to answer these questions and more in a class focused on temperate orchid species in North America. In addition, there will be a detailed discussion focused on cultivation of terrestrial orchids.   With this in-person class you…

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September 2021

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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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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