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December 2020

Chi for Yew: Winter Chi with Daniel Lally and Amy Conner – Drop-in Class

December 3 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Connect to Winter through relaxed fluid movement and learn to help your “chi” flow in harmony with the changing seasons. Daniel and Amy bring a unique peace, joy and wisdom to this experience.  Sessions are introductory and stand-alone, and all levels of experience are welcome. Rain or shine on the covered Mary F. Rounsavall Pavilion overlooking the Pollinator Meadow. Please join us for 3 dates: October 1, November 5, and December 3 (Winter Chi).   Pre-registration is not required for…

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SOLD OUT! Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Fri, Dec 4, 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

December 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have changed our offerings with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are also changing to timed tickets with a capacity of 100. To limit payment exchanges between staff and guests, we are offering advance ticket…

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SOLD OUT! Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Fri, Dec 4, 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

December 4 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have changed our offerings with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are also changing to timed tickets with a capacity of 100. To limit payment exchanges between staff and guests, we are offering advance ticket…

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Wreath Making, Rebooted – Virtual Workshop

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Back by popular demand in a new format! Due to the popularity of our annual Wreath Making workshops, Nursery Manager, Jacob Stidham, is reconfiguring this year’s workshop to a virtual format. We’ll follow Jacob around Yew Dell’s gardens to learn how to scavenge greenery, pinecones, and other natural materials from your yard or garden. Next, he’ll demonstrate the at-home process of making a wreath with your found treasures. We will provide a link for the Zoom virtual session as the…

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SOLD OUT! Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sat, Dec 5, 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

December 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have changed our offerings with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are also changing to timed tickets with a capacity of 100. To limit payment exchanges between staff and guests, we are offering advance ticket…

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SOLD OUT! Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sat, Dec 5, 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

December 5 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have changed our offerings with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are also changing to timed tickets with a capacity of 100. To limit payment exchanges between staff and guests, we are offering advance ticket…

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SOLD OUT! Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sun, Dec 6, 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have changed our offerings with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are also changing to timed tickets with a capacity of 100. To limit payment exchanges between staff and guests, we are offering advance ticket…

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SOLD OUT! Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sun, Dec 6, 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

December 6 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have changed our offerings with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are also changing to timed tickets with a capacity of 100. To limit payment exchanges between staff and guests, we are offering advance ticket…

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Year-round Produce Gardening – Virtual Workshop

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how to grow your own food! Cassidie Cartwright, one of Yew Dell’s Horticultural Apprentices, leads the discussion on how to grow your own food year round and right at home. Hear about the different methods of at-home gardening (such as raised beds and containers), what plants are good to grow in certain seasons and conditions, and other helpful tips for a family or individual looking to start their own food garden. We’ll include plenty of time for your questions!…

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Plant Walk Series: Barks and Buds

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Our ever-popular Plant Walk is back in a new format! Join us for our reconfigured Plant Walk series! Each month, we’ll offer a unique topic presented live to a limited audience by our Horticultural Apprentices. For December, we’ll discuss how to identify trees when you don’t have leaves to depend on. This program supports Yew Dell’s Apprentice Professional Development, and we thank you for your participation!

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January 2021

The Buzz on Beekeeping – Virtual Workshop

January 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Thinking about beekeeping as a hobby? Yew Dell’s “resident” honey bee keeper, Claude Nutt, will engage participants with what to expect when considering beekeeping as a hobby. Claude will share details about these amazing pollinators, and he will provide resources for obtaining the bees, hives, and other needed supplies. We are including plenty of time for questions, so that you can make sure that beekeeping is a good fit. This is a virtual session, and the Zoom link will be…

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February 2021

Monarchs Overwintering in Mexico – Virtual Workshop

February 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

It is a fascinating journey! Curious about what happened to the monarchs that passed through our area this past summer? “Our” monarchs are the super-powered generation that migrates to Mexico, overwinters there, and continues north to lay the eggs that become generation 1. Tavia Cathcart Brown, Executive Director at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, will share stories and photos of her personal experience with monarchs overwintering in Mexico. We will leave plenty of time for your questions about this fascinating journey.…

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