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Bellevue Botanical Garden

12001 Main Street
Bellevue, WA 98005
(P) 425-452-2750  

The Bellevue Botanical Garden is a 53-acre area that includes display gardens, meadows, wetlands, and forests. The specific gardens include the alpine rock garden, dahlia garden, entrance garden, fuchsia garden, ground cover garden, Lost Meadow Trail, native discovery garden, perennial border, water-wise garden, and the Yao Japanese garden. The park also has a recently constructed bridge that ventures over a ravine.

The gardens offer guided tours, in which visitors are instructed in healthy gardening and plant practices. The new visitor welcome center hosts meetings, events, and plant sales, and also acts as a rental facility. Other fun events throughout the year include community celebrations, summer concerts, art exhibits, and holiday light festivities. The park is open daily with free admission.

"From Far and Near: Native and Not-So-Native Plants" at Bellevue Botanical Garden

August 23, 2017
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Admission:
$25 Member/$35 Non-member
As urban and suburban growth in our area seems to escalate yearly, the call to the gardener to retain and employ native plants seems to be stronger than ever. But what are native plants and where do they belong in the man-made environment? In this class, Daniel Mount will explore…more details

"Mindfulness in the Garden: Creating Calm Within" at Bellevue Botanical Garden

September 12, 2017
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Admission:
$25 Member/$35 Non-member
Taught by Deborah Wilk, LMFT, and Jessica Volpentesta, LMHC. Join other women in restoring your mind, body and spirit, and let the stress and demands of daily life melt away as you experience the healing powers of nature. As you stroll slowly through the quiet trails of the Garde…more details

"Walk the Garden" at Bellevue Botanical Garden

September 13, 2017
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Admission:
$25 Member/$35 Non-member
Taught by Jil Stenn. The Waterwise Garden at the Bellevue Botanical Garden demonstrates how homeowners can have healthy, attractive landscapes while conserving resources and protecting the environment. This class will focus on water-wise basics, plants, and issues to consider. A…more details

"Fall in the Border" at Bellevue Botanical Garden

September 16, 2017
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Admission:
$25 Member/$35 Non-member
Taught by Jen Boardman. Beauty in the fall garden is found in the changing leaves, fading flowers and seed pods of dormant perennials. There will be a brief slideshow followed by a stroll through the perennial border to discuss favorite fall plants with information about what to…more details

"Propagation 101" at Bellevue Botanical Garden

September 28, 2017
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Admission:
$25 Member/$35 Non-member
Taught by Gordon Polson. De-mystify how to propagate plants with a Powerpoint presentation on the various forms of plant propagation. A step-by-step demonstration will include tools to use, options for rooting solutions, and the most successful types of plants to propagate in our…more details

"Introduction to Mushroom Cultivation" at Bellevue Botanical Garden

October 5, 2017
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
From: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Admission:
$65 Member/$75 Non-member
In this class, we explore the basic roles mushrooms play in forest ecology and how those roles can benefit our gardens and our bodies. To further explore the information, we will learn basic techniques to propagate and cultivate the wood loving species, Pleurotus ostreatus, The O…more details

"Lecture: Literature into Art: Books that changed the Way We Garden" at Bellevue Botanical Garden

October 18, 2017
Venue:
Bellevue Botanical Garden
Time:
Starting: 7:00 PM
Admission:
$5 Member/$15 Non-member
In today's fast paced information age, it is hard to imagine a time when gardeners relied on books rather than YouTube videos for inspiration and practical advice. In this lecture, Colston Burrell examines the shifting roles that gardens have played in our culture, from Victori…more details