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November 2020

Gardening in the Fall – Virtual Workshop

November 8 @ 10:30 am

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 @ 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 @ 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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December 2020

Wreath Making, Rebooted – Virtual Workshop

December 5 @ 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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Year-round Produce Gardening – Virtual Workshop

December 9 @ 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 @ 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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