Geology and History Walk – Program included with Admission

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

In celebration of what would have been Theodore Klein’s 117th birthday, Brad Kessans, Yew Dell’s own Facilities and Trail Guru, will lead an easy walk around our grounds to showcase the geology of our gardens, while sharing the Klein family’s ongoing history. This program is included with Admission. RSVP so that we know how many …

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Free

Soil Conservation Overview – In-Person Workshop

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

Join Tim Hendrick, who spent 29 years with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, for an overview on soil conservation, to include a basic soil introduction, methods to improve soil, and soil conservation methods to give your plants the best growing environment. We’ll share details on how to take and bring in a soil sample. Please …

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$25.00 – $35.00

Paleobotany in Kentucky – In-Person Workshop

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

Cortland Eble, geologist with 32 years with the Kentucky Geological Survey, digs into Paleobotany – or fossilized plants – in this workshop geared to all ages! Cortland will talk about the unique characteristics and requirements for plants to fossilize, and he will have touchable fossil samples collected from around Kentucky. Following this presentation, join a …

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$15.00 – $25.00

Forest Bathing – Ticket Sales are now closed.

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

Russ Turpin, Instructor with Red Oaks Forest School, leads our session on Forest Bathing, or immersing yourself in the atmosphere of trees. This practice blends mindfulness and nature immersion with things like sit spots, intentional slow walks, and short meditations while engaging all of our senses. We’ll provide a list of what to bring for …

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$30.00 – $40.00

Best of the Collections Series: Annuals and Tropicals – In-Person Workshop – Ticket sales end Tuesday, August 2, at 2pm

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

For our summer series, we are focusing on the Best of the Collections! Register for all three sessions, or pick the topics that interest you the most. For those who attend all three sessions, we'll send you home with a free plant from our nursery. To kick off our series showing off the newest and …

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$25.00 – $35.00

Best of the Collections Series: Herbaceous Perennials – In-Person Workshop

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

For our summer series, we are focusing on the Best of the Collections! Register for all three sessions, or pick the topics that interest you the most. For those who attend all three sessions, we'll send you home with a free plant from our nursery. In our second session, Jacob Stidham, Greenhouse and Nursery Manager, …

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$25.00 – $35.00

SOLD OUT! Best of the Collections Series: Trees and Shrubs – In-Person Workshop

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

For our summer series, we are focusing on the Best of the Collections! Register for all three sessions, or pick the topics that interest you the most. For those who attend all three sessions, we'll send you home with a free plant from our nursery. In our final session, Paul Cappiello, Executive Director, wraps up …

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$25.00 – $35.00

BioBlitz in the Pollinator Meadow – In-Person Workshop

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

For #nationalhoneybeeday, join Currys Fork Watershed Coordinator Becca Trueman for a BioBlitz of Yew Dell’s Pollinator Meadow! At 11am, Becca will assist participants to inventory the plants and pollinators at play in the Meadow. Families can download iNaturalist on their phones ahead of the visit for tracking what they see during the BioBlitz, then use the app afterward …

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Free

Apprentice Plant Walk – Program included with Admission

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

Join our Horticulture Apprentice Christine Powers for a summer walk, focusing on "easy-peasy" plants in our gardens. This program is included with Admission. RSVP so that we know how many attendees to expect.

Free

Replace Your Invasives – In-Person Workshop

Nobody wants invasive plants in their garden, but what to do if they're already there? Join Yew Dell hort apprentice, Christine Powers, for this discussion of all things invasive; what are the worst offenders out there, strategies for removal, and most importantly, what plants work best for replacement.

$25.00 – $35.00

SOLD OUT! Twilight in the Garden – Yew Dell’s Annual Gala

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens 6220 Old La Grange Road, Crestwood, KY

Twilight is SOLD OUT. Make sure that you're on our email list to receive notice about our Silent Auction items. Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is proud to present Twilight in the Garden, our signature event and largest fundraiser of the year. Amidst the backdrop of Yew Dell's magnificent landscape at dusk, more than 300 supporters …

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$200.00