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September 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Fall Plant Sale

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall is a great time for planting! Pick out the perfect plants for your home garden at the Fall Plant Sale. Bernheim Select trees, shrubs, and perennials will be featured and knowledgeable horticulturists will be available to answer plant and landscape questions.  

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August 2014
Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Garden Harvest Feast

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The slow food movement, going green, and the desire for healthier produce have revived interest in growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Join local chef, Mark Williams of Brown–Forman, for a morning of unforgettable dishes created from Bernheim’s Edible Garden.

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July 2014
Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Planning the Fall Garden

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

July is the perfect month to start planning and planting your fall garden. Extend the life of your edible landscape by planting cool-season crops! Discover vegetables that thrive in fall and winter months and learn tried and true techniques to lengthen the growing season. Equipped with this information, you will be able to harvest well into the winter months.

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March 2014
Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Organic Gardening

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Spring is an excellent time to fertilize in the landscape and prepare the soil for the upcoming season’s gardens. Join us in discovering organic alternatives to create a natural, healthier, pest free environment in your own green space. Learn how to apply organic fertilizers and pesticides and how to use natural mechanical control methods to make them work for you.

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Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Water-Wise Vegetable Gardening

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Proper watering technique is an essential gardening skill to learn. It is important to know when to apply water and how much water to apply. In this workshop we will discuss 1) watering frequency and amount, 2) watering techniques and timing and 3) water conserving catchment systems (i.e., rain barrels) and practices.

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February 2014
Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Fruit Trees & Shrubs

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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.

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Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Planning your Edible Ornamental Garden

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 garden.

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January 2014
Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Growing Plants from Seed

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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 mixes, containers, light and temperature requirements, and seeding methods. We will supply the materials, and you will take home seeds you have sown.

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Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $15

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Composting

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 and then cover composting benefits and tips, compost materials, composting systems and general maintenance practices for your compost system.

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November 2013
Bernheim members $10; Non-members $15

Smart Gardens and Landscapes: The Winter Landscape

November 16, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

By embracing the colors, textures, and natural composition of the winter landscape discover how your landscape can evolve into winter with the same grace and beauty it holds during the warmer months of the year. You are invited to learn about the hidden joys of the winter landscape through plants, techniques, and design skills that will give you the information you need to develop a dynamic yard all year round. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. on the…

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