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August Plant of the Month at the Visitor’s Center!

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What a perfect time of year to plant glossy abelia! This plant is heading into its most magnificent months of the year. This semi-evergreen shrub blooms from May to September and is a pollinator magnet! At this time of year, these medium-sized shrubs are covered in fragrant pinkish-white blooms that attract bees and other beneficials […]

Bernheim host Gilda’s Club Summer Camp

Summer Camp Fun at Bernheim with Gilda's Club

What could be more fun than catching crawfish in Wilson Creek?

Read all about CONNECT at Bernheim

Thanks for the shout out, Insider Louisville. ‪#‎CONNECT‬ Insider Louisville http://ow.ly/nkaZa. “Bernheim’s CONNECT mega-event Aug. 24 adds film, light sculpture invitational with $1,000 prize”

Saturday ECO Kids moved to Visitor Center

Due to the likely chance of afternoon thunderstorms Saturday, July 20, our Summer at the Children’s Play Garden celebration has been moved to the Bernheim Visitor Center from 1:00-4:00 p.m. As a special ECO Kids Discovery Day, not only will our volunteer naturalists lead hands-on Discovery Stations, but summertime activities will be offered for families […]

CONNECT at Bernheim Returns August 24

CONNECT at Bernheim

What do you get when art, nature and science intersect?  CONNECT at Bernheim The annual celebration returns on Saturday, August 24 from 6:24 p.m. to 10:24 p.m.    Take in the art displays and demonstrations around Lake Nevin.  Enjoy live music at the Sunset Amphitheater featuring Troubadours of Divine Bliss, New Mother Nature and Old Baby.  […]

Writer-in- Residence Poetry Reading

Ann Townsend

Come out Sunday, August 11 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. to hear Bernheim’s Writer-in-Residence and Sarabande poet Ann Townsend read a selection of her work.  Townsend is the author of two collections of poetry: Dime Store Erotics (1998), and The Coronary Garden (2005), and is the editor of Radiant Lyre: Essays on Lyric Poetry (2007), […]

Bernheim Launches New E-newsletter

We launched our new website earlier this year, but we know not everyone has time to visit the site regularly, so we thought we’d bring some of our latest updates to your inbox.  Our new e-newsletter launches in July complete with an upcoming events listing and some of our latest blogs featuring stories of how […]

July Plant of the Month at the Visitor’s Center

annabelle hydrangea

Annabelle hydrangea Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’ While this beauty is not considered a hard-to-find cultivar, I think that everyone should have at least one in their yard. This shrub harkens to old-fashioned gardens, bursting with blooms and fragrance, and the seemingly bygone era of front porch sitting with friends, neighbors, and family. This cultivar is a […]