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3-11-14 Edible Garden Update – Solar-Safety-Seeds

3-11-14 Seedlings for the Edible Garden in our greenhouses

This winter has made work in the Edible Garden a bit difficult. But things are rolling fast now. This is a sample of what is going on in the garden right now. 1) An additional glass box was added to create a 12′x24′ space that will soon be covered with a 5000kWh solar panel system […]

Each Spring On Its Own Terms – Phenology Report

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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 […]

When it’s cold outside, we’ve got the month of May…

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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 […]

Visit Bernheim at the Louisville Home Garden and Remodeling Show

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Can’t make it down to Bernheim this weekend.  You can still visit with the Bernheim team at the Louisville Home Garden and Remodeling Show at the Kentucky Expo Center February 28 and March 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 pm. and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 2.  We have a booth […]

It’s Time for ECO Kids Discovery Day

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The first Saturday of the month is upon us.  Do you know what that means?  That’s right.  Time for ECO Kids Discovery Day.  Each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: Hands-on Discovery Stations, led by volunteer naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. On Your Own Challenge, a self-guided adventure, available at […]

Get Out and Hike Series: Introduction to Family Hiking

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April 12, 1:00 – 3:00 meet in the Visitor Center. Introduction to Hiking Hiking with your family can create meaningful memories that last a lifetime. This is especially true when hikes are fun and full of discoveries. Start your family hiking tradition on the right foot. Join Bernheim seasoned hikers and Volunteer Naturalists Larry Polley […]

Volunteer Profile: Sandy Nafziger

Volunteer Profile - Sandy Nafziger

Meet Sandy Nafziger, one of Bernheim’s newest Naturalists in Training (NIT).  After signing up to work at BugFest in September, 2012, she was immediately inspired by Bernheim’s community of volunteer naturalists.  Since attending the NIT orientation in January, 2013, Sandy has been involved in countless events and programs. She is always willing to help at […]

Bernheim Valentine Dinner is a Go!

The Valentine Dinner at Bernheim for Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 begins at 7:00 p.m.  Both evenings will continue as planned.  If you cannot attend the event, payment is non-refundable. In the event that Bernheim cancels the event, you will receive a full refund.  We do not anticipate canceling either night of this […]