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Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Fruit Trees & Shrubs

Growing fruit and nut trees and/or a berry patch at home can be both fun and rewarding. Many varieties grow well in the state of Kentucky. You will learn to plan, care for, and harvest from your edible landscape for years to come.

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Planning your Edible Ornamental Garden

Growing food is fun and rewarding. February is the month you want to plan your garden and start seeds of cool season vegetable plants indoors. This workshop provides information you need to plan a successful harvest. We will cover plant and site selection, garden design, site preparation, labeling and the care and maintenance of your […]

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Growing Plants from Seed

One of the most enjoyable activities in all of gardening is growing a plant from seed. Winter is the time to start planning for the coming spring, and January is a good month to place orders for seeds from catalogs. Join us in this hands-on workshop to learn about plant seed selection, seed treatments, potting […]

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Composting

Composting is the natural process by which plant material decomposes. Providing your garden soil with a supply of compost adds organic matter and encourages the growth of beneficial microbial life in the soil which is beneficial to your plants. In this workshop we will give a “quick and dirty” overview of the science of composting […]

Rock Swap and Lithic Art Show

Visitors can learn about some of the ingenious ways that early peoples used the “gifts of nature” in their daily lives and observe the fascinating skills involved in the ancient art of flint knapping.

Forest Foray: Winter Raptors

Bernheim Forest attracts a diverse array of winter migrants, perhaps none as inspiring as the raptors. This guided hike leads to an observation spot used to view eagles and other raptors that make Bernheim their home during the cold months of winter. Along the way, learn about the winter bird residents and why winter migrants […]

Winter Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. As winter starts something new yet ancient appears in the heavens, and on earth. Exploring Bernheim at night provides opportunities to observe and celebrate these seasonal and nocturnal changes in our surroundings. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start […]

Winter Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. As winter turns into spring something new yet ancient appears in the heavens, and on earth. Exploring Bernheim at night provides opportunities to observe and celebrate these seasonal and nocturnal changes in our surroundings. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to […]