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September 2020

SOLD OUT! Perennial Division and Propagation

September 12, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Learn what’s going on below the soil surface and how to properly divide perennials. In this hands-on workshop, Nursery Manager, Jacob Stidham, discusses perennial plant structures, what’s happening underground, and how to divide the roots for more plants in your chosen location. Perennials are truly the gift that keeps on giving! Participants will each receive five clumps of different perennials that they will divide and take home to add to their gardens or gift to a friend!

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Plant Walk Series: Ferns and Fronds

September 18, 2020 @ 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. We start with Ferns and Fronds, so visit with us the various displays throughout Yew Dell’s Gardens. You may recognize one of our locations, Jean Ohlmann’s Secret Garden, in the photo above. It is full of gorgeous ferns and fronds. We’ll explore different species, where…

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Twilight in the Gardens

September 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Twilight in the Gardens Online auction starting September 18th Virtual Program at 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 25th In response to COVID-19 health concerns, Yew Dell is moving our  annual fundraising gala, Twilight in the Gardens, to a virtual event. The health and well being of our community is our biggest priority. With this shift, we decided to revamp Twilight. This year, we will have an online auction of rare and unusual plants, garden tours, and other auction packages available for…

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October 2020

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

October 1, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Connect to Fall 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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Fall Plant Sale – Virtual

October 7, 2020 - October 8, 2020
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Wednesday, October 7th : members only. Thursday, October 8th : general public We decided to turn our Fall Plant Sale into an online sale just as we did in the Spring! We’ll email a secret password to our current members before it goes live so you can access the online market at 9am on October 7th for a full day of members only shopping. We’ll open it up to the general public at 9am on the 8th. So make sure your membership is current, we…

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CLOSED Design a Tree Journal- Virtual Workshop

October 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join Joanne Price, Founder and Creative Director at Starpointe Studio, for a family-friendly session on making two blank Tree Journals or Sketchbooks. Participants will learn two binding techniques (pamphlet stitch and Japanese side-stab binding) for their journals, and we will have a guided rubbing activity for the journal pages and/or covers. We ​will provide one natural textile from Yew Dell as part of the supply kit for the class.  We ​ask that you ​also ​collect interesting natural textures related to…

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Tree Talk with the Experts – Virtual Workshop

October 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Ever want to be a fly on the wall to learn from the best . . . philosophers, scientists, historians or entrepreneurs? Well here’s your chance to do just that with the best tree brains in the business. A half dozen of our region’s best tree minds will come together for this virtual master class in tree selection. They’ll take turns suggesting large and medium size tree selections for the area, will vigorously debate each other’s suggestions and will take…

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SOLD OUT! Plant Walk Series: Spooky, Weird, and Unusual

October 16, 2020 @ 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 October, we’re keeping it weird! Stroll with us through displays that include spooky and interesting plants with dark and magical pasts. This program supports Yew Dell’s Apprentice Professional Development, and we thank you for your participation!

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Tree Planting Basics – Virtual Workshop

October 24, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Nursery Manager, Jacob Stidham, and his wife Emma Stidham, also a Horticulturist, dig in deep in our overview workshop about planting trees. In this virtual session, we’ll learn from Jacob and Emma just how deep to plant your tree, plus preventing root bounds and girdled root problems. We also join them in Yew Dell’s gardens for lively answers to your questions about timing your tree planting, tree selection, and tree placement challenges. We will provide a link for the Zoom…

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Fall Week

October 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - November 1, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

During the week leading up to Halloween, we will have several activities in the gardens to celebrate the season! Experience spectacular fall color Fall fairy house display Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt Children can check out a tree activity backpack through the Visitors Center Harvest marigolds in the family garden Ghost hunt in the ArBOOretum Spooky Plant self-guided tour Hike the Woodland Trails! 

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November 2020

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

November 5, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Connect to Fall 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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Gardening in the Fall – Virtual Workshop

November 8, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Featuring amazing fall color, cool seed pods, and stunning bark! Join our Garden and Arboretum Manager, Sayde Heckman, on a virtual tour of the gardens at Yew Dell. You will learn how to garden for the fall and winter months through utilizing plants with amazing fall color, cool seed pods, stunning bark, and so much more! We will provide a link for the Zoom virtual session as the date gets closer.

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The Secret Life of Trees- Virtual Workshop

November 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Secret Life of Trees: New Findings from Science. Hear up-and-coming research about fascinating tree processes! Jacquelyn McGrail, Yew Dell longtime Volunteer, Master Gardener, and Landscape Design Consultant, shares up-and-coming research about fascinating tree processes, including how parent trees protect the offspring, (and offspring take care of the parents), the ways trees defend themselves from insect and mammal attackers, and tree connectivity by the “wood wide web.” Jacquelyn will also talk about Kentucky native trees, and selecting trees with high…

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Plant Walk Series: Cold Season Interest

November 20, 2020 @ 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 November, we’ll explore evergreens, fall color, and other unique plants to bring visual interest to your gardens. This program supports Yew Dell’s Apprentice Professional Development, and we thank you for your participation!

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SOLD OUT! Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Fri, Nov 27 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

November 27, 2020 @ 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, Nov 27 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

November 27, 2020 @ 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 – Sat, Nov 28 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

November 28, 2020 @ 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, Nov 28 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

November 28, 2020 @ 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, Nov 29 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

November 29, 2020 @ 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, Nov 29 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

November 29, 2020 @ 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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December 2020

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

December 3, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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