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BloomFest, Spring Plant Sale, Grand Opening Edible Garden Bernheim

May 17, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Children dressed as garden faeries will skip, run and dance through Bernheim’s Edible Garden marking the grand opening of Bernheim’s new living laboratory at BloomFest on May 17.

 “Because gardening is the most popular pastime in America, our Edible Garden will serve as a gateway to understanding the value of the larger natural world,”
Dr. Mark Wourms, Bernheim Executive Director.


10:00 – 12:00
11:00 – 3:00
1:30 – 3:30
Event Begins
Morning Music
Garden Ribbon Cutting
Garden Speed Dating
Parade Line-Up
Garden Faerie Parade
The Dixieland Solution
Event Ends


Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring will also include local artisans, food vendors, a farmers market, musical entertainment, a series of short garden lectures, and tons of great activities for children including arts, crafts, garden faerie house construction and naturalist-led discovery stations.

The day also includes the annual Spring Plant Sale.  The annual Spring Plant Sale features Bernheim Select™, a distinctive variety of plants propagated from Bernheim’s own collections, along with a varied selection of other unique trees, shrubs, grasses, and perennial herbaceous plants.  All plants are suitable for north central Kentucky growing.  Download the  list of available plants. Quantities limited.

All of the day’s festivities run from 9:00 a.m.  – 4:00 p.m.

Interested in Volunteering at BloomFest? Click here to sign up. No previous experience necessary.

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May 17, 2014
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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