12:30p It Ain’t Just Dirt – In-Person

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

Advance tickets are sold out. Ask about availability at arrival! As part of our Back to Basics - Horticulture 101 series, often underappreciated and rarely examined closely enough, your soil is a bit like the foundation of your house. If it’s not in good shape, nothing you build on top of it will be worth […]

$25.00 – $35.00

Solar Eclipse Viewing – In-Person – Special Monday Opening!

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

Come and enjoy 95% totality, eclipse-themed scavenger hunts, and fun cosmic-themed food, snacks, and drinks for purchase from Martha Lee’s Kitchen. And thanks to our friends at Eclipse Bank, we’ll have free eclipse glasses for the first 100 guests! Solar Eclipse Viewing is included with Admission; tickets available at arrival.

SOLD OUT: Botanical Body Polish – In-Person

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

Tonya Tate, creator of Nature’s Bath – famous for its luxury bath and body products for all-natural skin care solutions – leads our workshop where you’ll make your own unique botanical body polish. Tonya will explain the benefits of different kinds of salts and essential oils, then each participant will blend a personalized body polish with their […]

$35.00 – $45.00

Nursery Open House – In-Person – A rare and special behind-the-scenes experience!

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

Get a first-hand look at thousands of plants being produced for our garden displays, upcoming sales, and trial projects. And our spring ephemerals production will be in full spring swing! Guided by Horticulture and Facilities Director, Jacob Stidham, and Nursery and Greenhouse Manager, Jeff Margreiter, you’ll be hard pressed to find two more knowledgeable plant […]

SOLD OUT: The Weird and Wonderful World of Plant/Insect Mutualisms – Virtual

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

For #EarthDay2024, Julia Kachanova, University of Louisville PhD Biology student, leads this discussion of the amazing and surprising ways plants and insects have evolved together for pollination, protection, and seed dispersal, and how both parties benefit from the interactions. Zoom login will be sent before the session. As this is a virtual workshop, friends and family […]

$25.00 – $35.00

Spring Plant Sale – 2024 Edition!

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

For more than 20 years, this has been the garden event of the season. Annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, tropicals, and more (if you think we put everything up on our online Plant Market site, think again…) Yew Dell staff scour the planet for the best, the newest and the most tried-and-true to save you the […]

Spring Plant Sale – 2024 Edition!

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

For more than 20 years, this has been the garden event of the season. Annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, tropicals, and more (if you think we put everything up on our online Plant Market site, think again…) Yew Dell staff scour the planet for the best, the newest and the most tried-and-true to save you the […]

SOLD OUT: Perfecting the Art of Container Gardening – In-Person

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

It’s not rocket science, but there are a few essential tricks of the trade that will help you get the most out of your containers. Plant selection, potting mix, container size, irrigation strategies . . . Our talented horticulture staff members, Chelsea Hicks and Storm Fraley, will guide you through the ins and outs and […]

$75.00 – $85.00

SOLD OUT: The Natural History of Roses – In-Person

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

What would the Kentucky Derby be without roses? For that matter what would the perfume industry be, and what would gardens be without roses? Join Noelle Visser, University of Louisville Biology PhD student for this engaging look back at of the development of roses from antiquity through advances in breeding and right up to the Run […]

$25.00 – $35.00

Garden Photography Basics with Murphy’s Camera – In-Person Workshop

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

By popular demand, our friends at Murphy’s Camera are back for another workshop focused on Garden Photography Basics. Ayrica Bishop, Murphy’s Camera Education Coordinator, will guide participants on taking photographs of Yew Dell’s gorgeous spring blooms. We’ll start with an overview of camera basics such as framing and lighting, then take a walking tour of […]

$30.00 – $40.00

B-Movie: Werewolf of London (1935) – In-Person

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

Back by popular demand, we are rolling out another B(otanical)-Movie. This time, we’ll screen Werewolf of London (1935) about a botanist who collects a Tibetan flower that only blooms in moonlight; it also happens to be temporary antidote for werewolfism. Afterward, we’ll sort out the “would plants really do that” questions while learning about plants […]

$20.00 – $25.00

SOLD OUT: The Wonderful World of Plant Anatomy: Flowers and Fruit – In-Person

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

A banana is a berry but a strawberry isn’t? Who knew? This class offers a great way to develop a deeper understanding of the flowers you grow and the fruit you eat. Garden & Arboretum Manager, Sayde Heckman, and Nursery & Greenhouse Manager, Jeff Margreiter, will take you on a magical mystery tour of the […]

$40.00 – $50.00

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