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March 2018

A Travelogue Dinner with Paul Cappiello – Awesome Plants and Nurseries of the Low Countries

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

A Travelogue Dinner with Paul Cappiello – Awesome Plants and Nurseries of the Low Countries Wednesday, March 14; 6:30-8:30pm $70/$80 Member/Non-member Belgium and Holland have long been synonymous with great interest in plants. From the 17th century tulipomania to today’s head-spinning automated production, this region has long been a major player in the plant industry. Join us for this evening of plants, nurseries, gardens and lore . . . and a tasty dinner as well. Sign up quickly. These dinners…

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Opening Saturday! (formerly known as Hellebore Day)

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Our opening weekend has traditionally been all about Hellebores and, while they will still be a primary focus, we’ve decided to expand our activities to include: the hellebore sale, the opening of the Garden Gift Shop, spring plants tours (including hellebores), a pruning workshop (Registration required $20/$30 members/non-members), fairy garden fun, and more. Come out and use some of that spring fever to check out or try something new!

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Pruning Trees & Shrubs Workshop

March 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

One of our most popular workshops every year! Come for openings weekend and stay for a class. Join Yew Dell Executive Director and chief tree geek, Paul Cappiello, for this hands-on session that will cover all the basics, some good, healthy debate and a little horticultural philosophy, as well. Come with your work gloves, pruners and a bag full of questions.

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Tool Sharpening Workshop with Robert Rollins

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Tool Sharpening Workshop with Robert Rollins Thursday, March 22; 6-7:30pm $20/$30 – Members/Non-members There’s nothing more frustrating than lousy tools in the garden. Dull spades, floppy pruners and beat up hoes can turn even the most even-tempered gardener into an ogre. So pack up those rusty spades. Dig out those crusty pruners, jammed hedge shears and more and bring them to this hands-on session with the only person we know who’s more passionate about garden tools than we are! We…

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April 2018

Members-Only Plant Sale Preview & Purchase Party

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

New for 2018! The Plant Sale has become an epic horticultural event, attracting passionate plant people from across the region. And to give our faithful members first and best shot at this year’s plant offerings, we’re throwing a party. Come by to hit the plant sales tables, enjoy some light snacks, cash bar (featuring brews from our friends and neighbors, 3rd Turn Brewing) and maybe even a silent auction of a few of the best and coolest plants around.

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Plant Sale Saturday!

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

If you’ve been . . . you know the drill. If you haven’t . . . you’ll want to put this one on your calendar. For one day only (no Sunday sale this year) take advantage of the best plant offering this side of anywhere. Perennials, shrubs, trees, vines, tropicals, herbs and more . . . you’ll find the best tried-and-true to the best of th enew. Plan to get here early for best selection. Want to come in at…

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Hypertufa Workshop

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Here is the perfect opportunity to create a horticultural masterpiece for your own garden. Yew Dell’s Rental & Event Coordinator and can-do gardener Janice Morgan, will guide you through the process of crafting your own hypertufa trough. Hypertufa containers are the perfect container for low maintenance plants like succulents and cacti, and they are cool looking. After you are finished crafting your container, you can shop the Plant Sale for the perfect plants to reside in your new hypertufa creation!

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