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September 2021

Garden Tai Chi: Fall

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Connect to Fall’s changing energy! Daniel Lally and Amy Conner return with Garden Tai Chi: Fall, which connects participants to the changing season through relaxed fluid movements. Learn two Fall acupressure points to press on your own body to help your “chi” flow in harmony. Daniel and Amy bring a unique peace, joy, and wisdom to this experience. Garden Tai Chi: Fall is introductory and stand-alone, and all levels of experience are welcome. We will meet rain or shine on…

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Twilight in the Garden – 2021 – Celebrating the Garden

September 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

IMPORTANT! Due to increasing Covid infection rates and in the best interest of our staff, volunteers and supporters, we have decided to cancel the in person portion of Twilight in the Garden for this year. But all is not lost! We will move forward with the online portion of our event that will feature an online auction of fabulous plants, travel opportunities, collector bourbon and more. The auction site will be up and running within the next two weeks. We’ll email the auction site link and will…

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Fall Tool Maintenance and Storage – Virtual Workshop

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Winterizing your gardening tools after a working season. Carl Heimerdinger, fifth-generation CEO of Heimerdinger Cutlery Company, follows up on his February workshop where he guided participants on getting their tools sharpened and ready for spring. Now that your tools have been working hard for the summer, it is time to learn how to properly maintain them as you store them away for the season. We will provide a link for the Zoom virtual session as the date gets closer.

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October 2021

Planning A Deer-Resistant Garden – In-Person Workshop

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Shelly Nold, Owner of The Plant Kingdom, shares strategies on making your garden a little less attractive to deer. Shelly will discuss plants, barriers, and repellents, which will help steer our furry friends away from our precious plantings.

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Shade Tree Workshop – In-Person Workshop

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Spend a glorious fall day in the garden when the focus will be all about the trees. Plant walks covering tree ID and variety selection and mini workshops on planting techniques, root system assessment and new tree aftercare will be led by Yew Dell’s horticulture staff. Includes am coffee and box lunch.

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Plant Walk Series: Fall Color – In-Person Workshop

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Explore the gorgeous fall colors throughout the gardens with Horticulture Apprentice, Allison Morgan.

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Dogwood Jam-Making – In-Person Workshop

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Whitney Powers, owner of Garden Girl Foods in Old Louisville, will lead you through this hands-on jam-making workshop using a much under-appreciated fruit source . . . Cornelian Cherry Dogwood! Leave the workshop with a fresh jar of jam you made yourself and the confidence to preserve the fruits from your own garden.

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Seed Harvesting and Processing – In-Person Workshop

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Join Margaret Shea, Owner of Dropseed Native Plant Nursery in Goshen, KY, for this hands-on workshop where you’ll learn when and how to collect, process, and store seeds for next year. From grasses to wildflowers, you’ll go home with some seeds to try out in your own garden and the knowledge to do more on your own.

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Annual Member’s Plant Sale…with a Twist!

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Join us at 5pm for this annual coming together of all the horticultural glitterati of the region to talk plants, buy plants and share refreshments. At 7:30 we’ll convene in the Gheens Barn when some of the best plant pros in the region will entertain with a no-holds-barred, informal discussion/debate/food fight over some of the best and not so great plants for the region. Thank you to our Sponsors LG&E and KU!

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Building Better Garden Soil – In-Person Workshop

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Oldham County Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent, Traci Missun will help you better understand your own soil and help you create a soil improvement plan so you can get the most out of next year’s garden. Learn about soil testing and a host of area resources that will help you optimize next year’s bounty.

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Louisville Tree Tour by Bike

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Yew Dell executive director, uber tree geek and avid cyclist Paul Cappiello will lead this bike ride around Louisville with stops at some magnificent tree specimens. You don’t have to be a Lycra-wearing bike racer but please don’t make this the first time you’ve been on a bike in 20 years. All riders required to wear a helmet, carry at least 1 spare tube and have at least 1 working rear flashing light.

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Boo Dell at Yew Dell! Noon to 2p Timed Ticket

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to our Sponsor Shiraz Mediterranean Grill, in-person Boo Dell returns! Our famous Trail of Treats is back, along with roaming magicians, a performance by School of Rock Louisville, and other surprises. This year, we have three timeslots to spread out the crowds. All tickets are advance sale. No ticket sales at the door!

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Boo Dell at Yew Dell! 1p to 3p Timed Ticket

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to our Sponsor Shiraz Mediterranean Grill, in-person Boo Dell returns! Our famous Trail of Treats is back, along with roaming magicians, a performance by School of Rock Louisville, and other surprises. This year, we have three timeslots to spread out the crowds. All tickets are advance sale. No ticket sales at the door!

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Boo Dell at Yew Dell! 2p to 4p Timed Ticket

October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to our Sponsor Shiraz Mediterranean Grill, in-person Boo Dell returns! Our famous Trail of Treats is back, along with roaming magicians, a performance by School of Rock Louisville, and other surprises. This year, we have three timeslots to spread out the crowds. All tickets are advance sale. No ticket sales at the door!

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November 2021

Yuletide: Friday, November 26, 4:30p-6p Timed Ticket

November 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Yuletide: Friday, November 26, 6p-7:30p Timed Ticket

November 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop – In-Person – Saturday, Nov. 27, 10a-Noon

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Yew Dell’s holiday classic! Spend a morning or afternoon in the gardens making your own holiday wreath with fresh greens collected from the gardens. These workshops fill up in a flash so register early. No experience needed.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop – In-Person – Saturday, Nov. 27, 2p-4p

November 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Yew Dell’s holiday classic! Spend a morning or afternoon in the gardens making your own holiday wreath with fresh greens collected from the gardens. These workshops fill up in a flash so register early. No experience needed.

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Yuletide: Saturday, November 27, 4:30p-6p Timed Ticket

November 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Get in the holiday spirit with Yuletide at Yew Dell!

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Yuletide: Saturday, November 27, 6p-7:30p Timed Ticket

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

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Yuletide: Sunday, November 28, 4:30p-6p Timed Ticket

November 28 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Yuletide: Sunday, November 28, 6p-7:30p Timed Ticket

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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December 2021

Yuletide: Friday, December 3, 4:30p-6p Timed Ticket

December 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Yuletide: Friday, December 3, 6p-7:30p Timed Ticket

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop – In-Person – Saturday, Dec 4, 10a-Noon

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Yew Dell’s holiday classic! Spend a morning or afternoon in the gardens making your own holiday wreath with fresh greens collected from the gardens. These workshops fill up in a flash so register early. No experience needed.

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop – In-Person – Saturday, Dec 4, 2p-4p

December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Yew Dell’s holiday classic! Spend a morning or afternoon in the gardens making your own holiday wreath with fresh greens collected from the gardens. These workshops fill up in a flash so register early. No experience needed.

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Yuletide: Saturday, December 4, 4:30p-6p Timed Ticket

December 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Yuletide: Saturday, December 4, 6p-7:30p Timed Ticket

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Yuletide: Sunday, December 5, 4:30p-6p Timed Ticket

December 5 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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Yuletide: Sunday, December 5, 6p-7:30p Timed Ticket

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Commonwealth Bank, Yuletide at Yew Dell is back, and we’ve added a third weekend due to popular demand! Get in the holiday spirit with the dazzling light and décor displays and enjoy the model train village. Say hello to Santa and hear a story, enjoy snacks, beverages (of both the kid and adult varieties) and other surprises that all combine to make a wonderful family outing. All tickets are advance sale, no ticket sales at the door.

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