It’s a beautiful first day of spring here at Bernheim and the chatter among staff, volunteers and visitors is focused on how ready we all for it to be here. And as evidence here’s a few photos. This first photo is of the first observed bloom on the Magnolia kobus var. ‘stellata’ at the Bernheim […]
For the 3rd year Bernheim has worked with the University of Kentucky School of Architecture to set up a design challenge for the 2nd year architecture students. This year we challenged the 12 students to design small lodging spaces that could move within Bernheim and between activity nodes. Each lodging “ship” is designed to be […]
The creation and display of public art is a vital part of the mission of Bernheim to connect people with nature. Resident artists Mei-ling Hom and David McClelland are currently working with recycled straw and sisal twine to create a living sculpture installation which will be displayed in the new Edible Garden set to open May […]
Stop by for a delicious homemade Irish lunch Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday between 11: a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The menu will include homemade Irish Stew, Corned beef and cabbage, Reuben Sandwiches and our own Irish Whiskey Cake! Enjoy your luck of the day at Bernheim!
Each year at this time, talk turns to the signs of spring. Mostly our chatter is tinged with impatience, and rightly so. We are tired of winter and ready for the weather to turn to warmer thoughts and longer days. But let’s put things into a bit of historical perspective; short term historical perspective. Below […]
Things are really heating up in the greenhouses! We have left behind the subzero weather that just won’t seem to break, and have moved on to thoughts of Spring. We operate several months ahead of schedule in the nursery, starting vegetables and herbs for the Edible Garden Grand Opening, which coincides with the Spring Plant […]