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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Offering Virtual Gardening Workshops

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is offering a wide variety of virtual workshops this winter. We are welcoming several new guest instructors including Tavia Cathcart Brown, the Executive Director of Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve, Carl Heimerdinger, sixth generation owner of Heimerdinger Cutlery, Shelly Nold, owner of The Plant Kingdom, Michael Murphy, the President of Greater Louisville Bonsai Society… just to name a few.

Before spring arrives, use this time to refine your gardening skills and take a deeper dive into gardening topics. 

Virtual Winter Shops

Smartphone Winter Nature Photography

Wednesday, January 27th at 6-7:30 pm

Saturday, February 6th at 12-1:30 pm

Guest Instructor: Ellen Sears, Yew Dell volunteer and 30-year classroom instructor in Art and Math. @mrsearstimberwolves on Instagram

Who’s Living in Your Garden? Insect Collecting Series: Overview

Monday, February 1st at 6-7 pm

Instructor: Sayde Heckman, Yew Dell’s Garden and Arboretum Manager

Monarchs Overwintering in Mexico

Thursday, February 4th at 6-7:30 pm

Guest Instructor: Tavia Cathcart Brown, Executive Director of Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve

Plant Walk Series: Identifying Evergreens

Friday, February 19th at 9-10 am

Instructor: Cassidie Cartwright, Yew Dell’s Horticulture Apprentice

Gardening with Native Plants

Wednesday, February 24th at 6-7:30 pm

Guest Instructor: Margaret Shea, owner of Dropseed Native Plant Nursery

Tool Sharpening

Saturday, February 27th at 10-11:30 am

Guest Instructor: Carl Heimerdinger, fifth-generation CEO of Heimerdinger Cutlery Company

The Dirt on Potting Mix

Saturday, March 6th at 11:00 am-12:30 pm

Instructor: Jacob Stidham, Yew Dell’s Nursery and Greenhouse Manager

The Beauty of Bonsai Sequence: Introduction

Sunday, March 7th at 1-3 pm

Guest Instructor: Michael Murphy, President of the Greater Louisville Bonsai Society

Pruning with Paul Cappiello

Saturday, March 20th at 2-3:30 pm

Instructor: Paul Cappiello, Yew Dell’s Executive Director 

Maximizing Your Movements in the Garden

Wednesday, March 24th at 6-7:30 pm

Guest Instructor: Shelly Nold, owner of The Plant Kingdom

The Beauty of Bonsai Sequence: Demonstration

Sunday, March 28th at 1-3 pm

Guest Instructor: Michael Murphy, President of the Greater Louisville Bonsai Society

To register, go to yewdellgardens.org.

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