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January 2019

Three Awesome Stories – Three Awesome Trees; a garden natural history

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Three Awesome Stories – Three Awesome Trees; a garden natural history Thursday, January 17; 6:30-9 pm $100/$120 – Members/Non-members Limited to just 30 slots. Join us for an exclusive and fun event full of plants, science, food, drink and great company as our executive director and chief plant geek, Dr. Paul Cappiello takes us through some of the most awe-inspiring stories about three amazing trees. An intimate and informal dinner and cocktails will round out this evening hosted by our…

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February 2019

Houseplant Addicts Anonymous with Garden Manager, Sayde Heckman

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mahonia Studio, 806 East Market Street, Louisville, KY 40206
Louisville, KY 40206 US

Houseplant Addicts Anonymous with Garden Manager, Sayde Heckman Wednesday, February 20; 6-7:30 pm $40/$50 – Members/Non-members We fear that Sayde’s gone ‘round the bend with her houseplant and tropical plant obsession. But our loss is your gain! Join Sayde at the new Mahonia Studio in Nulu for this workshop on selecting, sourcing, collecting and caring for a wide selection of awesome tropicals and houseplants. We’ll be one of the first to teach a class in Mahonia’s new space. If you…

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The Botany of Bourbon

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kentucky Artisan Distillery, 6230 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Hosted by our neighbors at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, the Home of Jefferson’s Reserve Bourbon Thursday, February 21; 6:30 – 9:30 pm $100/$120 – Members/Non-members Kentucky’s finest native spirit has taken over the planet in recent years. We know about the limestone water, the climate and the heritage that make Kentucky bourbon such an icon in the spirits industry. But what about those grains, the magic kernels that transform branch water to gold? Join us for a wide-ranging dinner lecture by…

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March 2019

Printing From Plants with Horticulture Apprentice Isabel Branstrom

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mahonia, 806 East Market Street, Louisville, KY 40206
Louisville, KY 40206 US

Printing From Plants with Horticulture Apprentice Isabel Branstrom Tuesday, March 5; 6-7:30 pm $20/$30 – Members/Non-members Spend a winter morning reconnecting with your inner artist in this creative workshop offered at the fab new Mahonia Studio location in Nulu. Isabel will take participants through a wonderful variety of plant printing methods from leaf printing to stamping and more. Each participant will go home with their own work of art. Online Ticket sales end Friday, March 1 at 4 pm.

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Winter Tree ID Workshop

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, 40014
Crestwood, 40014 US

Winter Tree ID Workshop Tuesday, March 19; 6 – 7:30 pm $10/$20 – Members/Non-members Join Yew Dell horticulture staff for this engaging and informative walk that will focus on plants that strut their stuff in the heart of winter. From exfoliating bark to winter fruit, foliage and form, this is a program that will expand your idea of what the winter landscape can do. Online ticket sales end Friday, March 15 at 4 pm.

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The Plants and Gardens of Coastal Maine – a travelogue dinner

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Wednesday, March 20; 6:30 – 8:30 pm $80/$90 – Member/Non-members Always an instant sellout, our Travelogue Dinners, including garden/plant lecture and themed dinner and cocktails, have developed an avid and faithful following. Join executive director, Dr. Paul Cappiello on a tour of the unique flora, gardens and history of this iconic tip of the Atlantic coast. Long famed for its rugged coastline and scenic landscape, coastal Maine has long held a special place in the history of American gardening. Register…

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The Art of the Sustainable Landscape with Paul Tukey

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sacred Heart Campus, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206
Louisville, KY 40206 US

The Art of the Sustainable Landscape Sunday, March 24; 2 – 3:30 pm $10/$20 – Members/Non-members Sacred Heart Preschool 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from someone on the cutting edge of the combination of art, garden and sustainable development. Paul Tukey is the Chief Sustainability Officer for Glenstone Museum, a spectacular, privately funded new modern art museum located outside Baltimore, MD. Long a proponent of sustainable garden and landscape management, Mr. Tukey has…

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Seed Starting Workshop with Greenhouse & Nursery Manager Jacob Stidham

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Seed Starting Workshop with Greenhouse & Nursery Manager Jacob Stidham Wednesday, March 27; 6 – 7:30 $15/$25 – Members/Non-members Come inside and get this year’s garden started early. Follow along with our Horticulture Staff as we guide you through the fun world of seed starting. Choose from our seed bank of annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables to sow several trays to take home! Online ticket sales end Friday, March 22 at 4 pm.

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OPENING DAY & HELLEBORE SALE

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

OPENING DAY & HELLEBORE SALE Saturday, March 30;10 am – 4 pm Free with Regular Admission Spring is here… or at least it will be here soon. Help us celebrate the season by joining us for our annual opening day. If you’ve been here for past Hellebore Sale days you know how much fun we’ve had. Well, we’ve ramped up Hellebore Day for a full-on celebration of the new season. We’ll have a full day of plants, tours and demos…

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The Big Bloom!

March 30 @ 10:00 am - April 30 @ 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

The Big Bloom! Date: All spring long! We figure the tulips to be at peak in April but we’re at Mother Nature’s Mercy! FREE with regular admission! Plan to hit the gardens several times this spring as we fling open the gates for our first Big Bloom! Last fall, a mega crew of staff and volunteers added more than 14,000 bulbs to our already growing show. Masses of daffodils, tulips and a host of others will adorn the grounds whenever…

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