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February 2020

Garden Designing for the Impulse Buyer

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Logan Street Market, 1001 Logan St , Louisville, KY 40204
Louisville, KY 40204 US

Garden Designing for the Impulse Buyer Wednesday, February 26th; 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. $20/$30 Members/Non-members We can design and plan all we want when it comes to our garden, but in reality are we going to stick to it? We’re sure, like us, many of you buy a plant on impulse and purely because you “HAVE to have it!” So, if you are guilty of having a midsummer plant nursery on your driveway from plants you found on sale or…

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March 2020

Travelogue Dinner – Japan Edition

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Travelogue Dinner – Japan Edition  Wednesday, March 18;  6:30 – 8:30 pm $80/$90 – Member/Non-members Welcome to plant and garden paradise! Beat the winter blues with our annual travelogue dinner – this year featuring the gardening Eden of Japan. Over a Japanese themed dinner, Yew Dell executive director Paul Cappiello will entertain us with images and stories of the plants and people behind the business that makes Japan a gardener’s paradise. From the rarest of the rare to the most…

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The Dirt on Potting Mix

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

The Dirt on Potting Mixes Saturday, March 21st; 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. $20/$30 Members/Non-members Join Yew Dell nursery and greenhouse manager, Jacob Stidham, for a hands-on workshop on creating the perfect potting mix. Whatever you’re favorite plant – from succulents to orchids, tropical house plants to patio vegetables – Jacob will take you through the tips and tricks of creating your perfect potting mix. This class covers drainage, nutrition, aeration, and more. Each participant will mix up and take home…

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Opening Day 2020

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Keeping with our developing tradition, Opening Day will feature sales of the irrepressible Hellebores – those winter blooming, evergreen stunner, deer proof gems of the garden. Along with the plant sale, there are so many new projects at Yew Dell we will be celebrating! Our horticulture staff has a line up of several workshops, talks and experiences to highlight all that is new and improved. And while you’re here, be sure to check out the Garden Gift shop for new…

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April 2020

Secret Garden Party – Derby Edition

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The location will be emailed to participants, Louisville, KY 40208
Louisville, KY 40208 US

Secret Garden Party – Derby Edition Wednesday, April 8th; 6 – 8:00 p.m. $35/$45 Member/Non-Member Our first Secret Garden Party was so popular; we’ve brought it back for a special Derby Edition. Join Yew Dell staff at a secret location for a new and fun take on the garden party! A few days before the event, participants will receive an email with the address of the Louisville-area location of this Secret Garden Party. You’ll join us for a cash bar…

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Spring Bulb Walk and Master Class

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Spring Bulb Walk and Master Class Thursday, April 9th; 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. $20/$30 Members/Non-members Enjoy a chance to learn from our resident bulb guru and garden manager, Sayde Heckman, who is responsible for the massive Big Bloom annual spring display throughout our gardens. Follow Sayde for a walk of the Big Bloom beds, which have over 14,000 bulbs from early snow drops to crocus, hyacinths, tulips, and some unusual offerings as well. Sayde will talk about the behind-the-scenes process…

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Hypertufa Workshop

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, 40014
Crestwood, 40014 US

$35/$45 – Members/Non-members Create the perfect horticultural masterpiece for your garden or patio. Yew Dell’s former director of marketing turned volunteer Jackie Gulbe will guide you through the process of creating your own hypertufa planter. Hypertufa containers are the perfect home for low maintenance plants like succulents and cacti. Making this creation before the Plant Sale gives you the perfect opportunity to come back and shop for plants to fill your new hypertufa creation.  

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