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March 2019

Printing From Plants with Horticulture Apprentice Isabel Branstrom

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Mahonia, 806 East Market Street, Louisville, KY 40206
Louisville, KY 40206 US

Printing From Plants with Horticulture Apprentice Isabel Branstrom Tuesday, March 5; 6-7:30 pm $20/$30 – Members/Non-members Spend a winter morning reconnecting with your inner artist in this creative workshop offered at the fab new Mahonia Studio location in Nulu. Isabel will take participants through a wonderful variety of plant printing methods from leaf printing to stamping and more. Each participant will go home with their own work of art. Online Ticket sales end Friday, March 1 at 4 pm.

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Winter Tree ID Workshop

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, 40014
Crestwood, 40014 US

Winter Tree ID Workshop Tuesday, March 19; 6 – 7:30 pm $10/$20 – Members/Non-members Join Yew Dell horticulture staff for this engaging and informative walk that will focus on plants that strut their stuff in the heart of winter. From exfoliating bark to winter fruit, foliage and form, this is a program that will expand your idea of what the winter landscape can do. Online ticket sales end Friday, March 15 at 4 pm.

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The Plants and Gardens of Coastal Maine – a travelogue dinner

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Wednesday, March 20; 6:30 – 8:30 pm $80/$90 – Member/Non-members Always an instant sellout, our Travelogue Dinners, including garden/plant lecture and themed dinner and cocktails, have developed an avid and faithful following. Join executive director, Dr. Paul Cappiello on a tour of the unique flora, gardens and history of this iconic tip of the Atlantic coast. Long famed for its rugged coastline and scenic landscape, coastal Maine has long held a special place in the history of American gardening. Register…

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The Art of the Sustainable Landscape with Paul Tukey – The Challenge of Building Glenstone, the World’s Most Sustainable Museum from the Ground Up

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sacred Heart Campus, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206
Louisville, KY 40206 US

The Art of the Sustainable Landscape with Paul Tukey The Challenge of Building Glenstone, the World’s Most Sustainable Museum from the Ground Up   Sunday, March 24; 2 – 3:30 pm $10/$20 – Members/Non-members Sacred Heart Preschool – 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from someone on the cutting edge of the combination of art, garden and sustainable development. Paul Tukey is the Chief Sustainability Officer for Glenstone Museum, a spectacular, privately funded new modern…

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Seed Starting Workshop with Greenhouse & Nursery Manager Jacob Stidham

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

Seed Starting Workshop with Greenhouse & Nursery Manager Jacob Stidham Wednesday, March 27; 6 – 7:30 $15/$25 – Members/Non-members Come inside and get this year’s garden started early. Follow along with our Horticulture Staff as we guide you through the fun world of seed starting. Choose from our seed bank of annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables to sow several trays to take home! Online ticket sales end Friday, March 22 at 4 pm.

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OPENING DAY & HELLEBORE SALE

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

OPENING DAY & HELLEBORE SALE Saturday, March 30;10 am – 4 pm Free with Regular Admission Spring is here… or at least it will be here soon. Help us celebrate the season by joining us for our annual opening day. If you’ve been here for past Hellebore Sale days you know how much fun we’ve had. Well, we’ve ramped up Hellebore Day for a full-on celebration of the new season. We’ll have a full day of plants, tours and demos…

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April 2019

Hypertufa Workshop

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, 40014
Crestwood, 40014 US

Create the perfect horticultural masterpiece for your garden or patio. Yew Dell’s Director of Marketing & Events and no-holds-barred gardener 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 and they are cool looking. 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. Online registration…

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Spring Plant Sale- Members Only Pre-Sale

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

This member only event was such a hit last year that we are going to do it again! Enjoy first shot at the best plant offerings around, music, grab a beer or a glass of wine and a few bites and make an evening of it. Come early. The best plants go fast! Free for members. Not a member? You can buy a membership at the door or in advance online.

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Spring Plant Sale

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Plants, plants, plants… this is your shot at some of the best plants the region has to offer. From perennials to shrubs, trees, tropicals, succulents and more, we’ll have a great selection to get your garden in shape just in time for Derby. Plant sales, snacks and the most knowledgeable plant staff around can help you pick the perfect plants to spruce up your garden. Regular Admission/FREE for Members! Members get in at 9 am.  Not a member? You can buy…

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May 2019

Bourbon and Botanicals – Joan Shelley

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Mama Said String Band

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Artisan Day

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Join us for this inaugural event featuring the Anchal Project, a Louisville based non-profit social enterprise that addresses the exploitation of women by empowering them to create textiles and wearables in order to support themselves. In addition to the Anchal products other local artists will be on-hand with jewelry, wood creations, weaving and fabrics etc. We hope you’ll come out and support this leisurely opportunity to shop, support and learn from this talented group of people. Regular Admission/Free for members

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Garden Sculpture Tour

May 22 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Begins and ends at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Louisville, KY 40014
Louisville, KY 40014 US

Join us for a tour with Executive Director, Paul Cappiello. Starting on Yew Dell’s grounds, we’ll hop on a mini coach and head out to see some of the best examples of sculpture incorporated into garden settings. From large pastoral landscapes to intimate, in town gardens, we’ll talk sculpture, garden design and the all-important logistics required to pull it all together. Each of the 3 private garden sites is stunning in a different way and all will send you home…

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Bourbon and Botanicals – Corey Brumback Band

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Cutting Propagation for the Home Gardener

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Instructor: Garden Manager, Sayde Heckman – Starting new plants from stem cuttings is one of the great joys of gardening. Sayde will take the group through the general principles and practices and then you’ll hit some specific plants to snip, dip and take home. You’ll even stick some cuttings in Yew Dell’s mist propagation greenhouse to pick up after they’ve rooted. Bring hand pruners if you have a pair. Limited to 20 participants.

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Flamenco Louisville

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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June 2019

The Fairy Forest Awakening

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Help us celebrate the arrival of the fairies! Have your little ones wear their fairy finest and let their imaginations run wild. The garden will provide the enchantment – a parade, the lore of fairies, crafts and fairy activities. No matter your age, if you love the whimsy of Yew Dell, this is the event for you. Regular Admission/ FREE for members.

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Two for the Show

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Summer Pruning Workshop

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Louisville, KY 40014
Louisville, KY 40014 US

Instructor: Nursery/Greenhouse Manager, Jacob Stidham – Pruning is one of the best combinations of art and science in the garden. Join Jacob on this informal and hands-on workshop to explore and refine your summer pruning technique. From Yew hedges to specimen trees and even some cut back perennials, you’ll go home with a newfound appreciation of the craft of pruning. Bring hand pruners if you have ‘em. Limited to 20 slots.

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Charity Radcliffe

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens - Children in the Dell

Art in Nature Summer Camp- Session I

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Yew Dell and Louisville Visual Art’s summer camp is back! The nature art summer camp will give children 7-12 the opportunity to explore the wonders of our botanical gardens through a creative lens. Imagine creating art in a castle or along our woodland trails! Artists will tap into their creative genius with guided curricula and help from the great outdoors. The natural world offers the opportunity for children to draw, design, paint, sculpt and create their way toward beautiful works…

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Billy Goat Strut Revue

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Whiskey Bent Valley Boys

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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July 2019

Bourbon and Botanicals- The Local Honeys

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Hot Brown Smackdown

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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Bourbon and Botanicals- Hot Coffee Breakdown w/ Contra Dance

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Late night Thursdays are back and better than ever. Join us for the inaugural Bourbon and Botanicals music series, sponsored by Kentucky Artisan Distillery the Home of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Thursday nights from May 9th – July 25th (excluding July 4th). Bring your friends and family out to explore our beautiful botanical gardens, enjoy tastings of delicious bourbon from our next door neighbors Kentucky Artisan Distillery or purchase a selection of brews, wine, and snacks while enjoying live music from great…

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August 2019

Children in the Dell

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 17, 2019

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

For ages 5-10. Regular Admission/FREE for Members. No pre-registration necessary. We are taking a new approach to this popular children’s program. In addition to eliminating pre-registration, Children in the Dell is adopting a new informal format. Just bring the kiddos any time during the designated hours and our talented educators will enlighten you and your children with the wonders of nature. Each session will offer some new nuggets of knowledge that kiddos can expand upon in a self-guided way in…

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Saturday Tours

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 19, 2019

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Ever wonder how Yew Dell got its name? When the castle was built? Or have you just always been curious about our story? Join us for a Saturday Tour! Visitors will learn about the gardens, history and lore of Yew Dell. These drop-in tours are every Saturday from 11 am-12 pm now until October 19th. Free with Regular Admission! *Due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, these tours are subject to change without prior notice. Regular Admission/Free for members  

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Hounds on the Grounds

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 8, 2019

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

You read that right! We are welcoming our furry friends to the garden every Sunday we are open. So grab a leash, your “pick-up” bags and come out and spend some time with your favorite four-footed companion. Regular Admission/Free for members

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Yew Dell Yoga

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Enjoy the zen aura of Yew Dell on a whole new level with Yoga in the Dell. Om Sup Yoga will be hosting classes in the serenity of the gardens. Individuals of all experience levels can be challenged as much or as little as they like. Each class sequence is inspired by the alignment and methodologies from the Ashtanga, Hatha, Sadhana, Lionflow and BowSpring lineages. Rain or Shine, when the weather is grumpy classes will be held in the Gheens…

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