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July 2020

Children in the Dell, Virtual Programming Summer 2020

July 4 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until August 2, 2020

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

New episodes each Saturday from June 6 to August 1, with video archives available Based upon the popular in-person Children in the Dell program, for summer 2020 we are going virtual! Starting Saturday, June 6, and continuing each Saturday through August 1, we will release a garden-related video to engage children and get them excited about the natural world. We invite families to watch the video, collect the craft supplies and repurposed materials, then rewatch the video to complete the…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series: R&R 3

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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Insects: The Gardens’ Greatest Gift – Virtual Workshop

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how a variety of insects interact and impact our gardens everyday! Join Garden and Arboretum Manager, Sayde Heckman, and Yew Dell’s “resident” honeybee keeper, Claude Nutt, in an immersive insect experience. Learn how a variety of insects interact and impact our gardens everyday through pollination, organic matter breakdown, pest control, and so much more. Throughout the workshop you will learn about common insects, how they interact with the garden, and how you can help them thrive in our gardens.…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series: Juggernaut Jug Band

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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Children in the Dell, Virtual Programming Summer 2020

July 18 @ 10:30 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

New episodes each Saturday from June 6 to August 1, with video archives available Based upon the popular in-person Children in the Dell program, for summer 2020 we are going virtual! Starting Saturday, June 6, and continuing each Saturday through August 1, we will release a garden-related video to engage children and get them excited about the natural world. We invite families to watch the video, collect the craft supplies and repurposed materials, then rewatch the video to complete the…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series: Billy Goat Strut Review

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series: Rosie and the Rockabillies

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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August 2020

Monarch Butterflies – Virtual Workshop

August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Just in time for the monarchs’ Southern migration, join us for a talk on monarch butterflies and their pollinating gifts to your gardens.   Andrea Matz, District Program Coordinator at Oldham County Conservation District, leads a virtual talk on monarch butterflies and their pollinating gifts to your garden. Learn about the monarchs’ lifecycle, migration routes, how to find and identify milkweed in your environment, and how to collect and nurture butterfly eggs. Ticket price includes a monarch kit with a…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series: Squeeze-bot

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series

August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series: Ida Clare

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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Soapmaking Workshop

August 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Tonya Tate, founder of Nature’s Bath Soap, explains and displays the Cold Press Soapmaking process, with a focus on her Gardener’s Scrub. Talk about a Gift from the Garden! This Scrub combines cucumber, rosemary, lavender, and other all-natural ingredients for ultimate cleaning and refreshing after digging in the dirt. Participants will observe multiple stages of Tonya’s soapmaking, and will each leave with a sliver of cured and ready-to-use soap. Note that this is a demonstration-only session. Due to in-person presentation,…

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Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series: The Derby City Dandies

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Free for Members/Regular Admission for Non-Members. Our Bourbon and Botanicals Music Series, sponsored by our friends at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, is back! Starting Thursday, July 2nd, and continuing each Thursday through August 27th, our gardens will be filled with a variety of music styles from local performers. Visitor Center doors will open at 5 pm, and admission sales are first-come, first-serve. General Admission pricing applies. Members are free, but they will still need to check in at the Visitor Center. In…

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September 2020

Perennial Division and Propagation

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Learn what’s going on below the soil surface and how to properly divide perennials. In this hands-on workshop, Nursery Manager, Jacob Stidham, discusses perennial plant structures, what’s happening underground, and how to divide the roots for more plants in your chosen location. Perennials are truly the gift that keeps on giving! Participants will each receive five clumps of different perennials that they will divide and take home to add to their gardens or gift to a friend!

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