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April 2018

WaterPlay Weekdays
(Spring Schedule)

Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, June 8, 2018

April 14 – September 30 (weather permitting) WaterPlay During warm spring, summer, and fall days, the Children’s Garden is the coolest place to be!  Bring or wear your bathing suit and water shoes to enjoy the gentle water sprays.  Don’t forget a towel and remember that swimming diapers are required for those not potty-trained. WaterPlay is operational when the air temperature is 70 degrees or higher. See the full WaterPlay schedule.  

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Historic Garden Week
Extended Hours (Wednesday only)

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Regular Garden admission To celebrate Historic Garden Week, the Garden has extended hours on this night only with historic Bloemendaal House open to the public; live music, dining, shopping and more.

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Beginners Perennials
Part 2

Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

This follow-up to “The Beginner’s Perennial Garden” focuses on the next wave of tough, high-impact perennials. Instructor Beth Burrell discusses how variety in color, shapes, sizes, textures and cultural needs factor into the overall design. Discover strategies for season-long pizzazz through foliage impact and long-lasting blooms. Learn how to attract beneficial insects and plan for deer resistance and low maintenance. Beth includes lots of extra tips to ensure success. Pre-requisite: “The Beginner’s Perennial Garden” or equivalent. Intermediate level.

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Demonstration and Lecture
Drawing and Painting Butterflies with Katie Lee

Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Botanical artist Katie Lee discusses her fascination with butterflies and demonstrates some of her drawing and painting techniques.

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Nature
Journaling

Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Treat yourself to springtime in the Garden with an introduction to nature journaling. Learn to capture the glory of the season through the use of words, line and color. Take home inspiration, new skills and art supplies to enjoy on all of your journeys. All experience levels welcome. Lunch is on your own. Instructor: Lynn Peace Wilson

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Master Class
Drawing and Painting Butterflies with Katie Lee

Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - Monday, April 30, 2018 @ 4:30 pm

A butterfly alone can create an exquisite painting, but when added to a botanical work it not only enhances the image, it can also inform the viewer of the role the butterfly plays in some of the intricate interdependencies of nature. This class is full.  Click on the registration links below to add yourself to the waiting list.  Space is available in the April 26th Lecture and Demonstration: Drawing and Painting Butterflies with Katie Lee.  

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Nature
Journaling

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Treat yourself to springtime in the Garden with an introduction to nature journaling. Learn to capture the glory of the season through the use of words, line and color. Take home inspiration, new skills and art supplies to enjoy on all of your journeys. All experience levels welcome. Lunch is on your own. Instructor: Lynn Peace Wilson

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Drop-in
and Dig

Saturday, April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Families with children are invited to drop-in and participate in simple, easy to learn gardening tasks under the guidance of Children’s Garden staff and volunteers.  These family-oriented kids gardening experiences can easily be enjoyed at home. Join us to learn how fun and easy gardening with children can be! Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.  

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May 2018

Seasonal Garden Walk:
May 1

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with this specialized garden walk featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Walks are offered monthly except January, July, and August.  Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. (Formerly Ginter in the Morning)

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Members Only
Plant Sale

Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for an exclusive Members Only Plant Sale.  This year, Spring PlantFest features a pre-sale, Thursday, May 3,  4 – 7 p.m.  Members get first pick for our best selections of plants! Become a Member today. Be sure to visit our Garden Shop for outdoor pots and statuary, a variety of special gardening tools, gardening books and decorative accessories.  Open 4-7 p.m. on this night only! Members receive a 15 percent discount during Plant Sale.

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