Stop and Smell the Flowers at the Farm This July
Everyone is talking about farm-to-table, fresh ingredients, locally sourced and organic these days. Well, there's an organic farm where you get go buy delicious local ingredients and tons of tasty stuff, Ashlock Farms. This is a perfect place to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 29, 2023 in Louisville Events
Run in the Mud July 28
You have probably spent a lot of your life trying not to drop food on yourself or get wet paint on your clothes. You clean off your shoes when they get dirty, wipe off your hands when you get barbeque sauce on them. You spend a lot of your time ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 23, 2023 in Louisville Events
Enjoy B Movies and Plant Science June 23
Could plant spores really transform humans? This is actually a question that science fiction stories have been asking since at least 1956, as this is the central theme of the classic sci-fi movie Invasion of the Body Snatchers. This June, see this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 20, 2023 in Louisville Events
Learn the Botany of the Derby April 26
The Derby is famous for roses because of the gorgeous roses that are draped on the winning Derby horse. But Churchill Downs has a lot of beautiful greenery and many plants that give the world’s most famous racetrack a beautiful look. Learn ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 23, 2023 in Louisville Events
Treat Yourself to Bad Movies and Real Plants March 24
Lots of people are afraid to try to grow their own plants, add landscaping to their outdoor areas or even start their own tomatoes. And honestly, Hollywood hasn’t helped to dispel the plant myths that are out there to discourage people. So ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 22, 2023 in Louisville Events
Discover Annuals and Tropicals August 2
Look at beautiful annuals and tropicals in the gardens this August and see the summer flowers before they’re all gone. Go to the Yew Dell Botanical Gardens and go see summer in all its colors.
A Garden Stroll
See the best of the annuals ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 1, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take a Geology and History Walk July 16
It seems kind of strange that scientists actually dig in the dirt to learn things. They learn about the past, they learn about the different minerals that make up the world, it's all pretty cool, actually. This July, take a Geology and History Walk ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 16, 2022 in Louisville Events
Take a Plant Walk June 25
It's all fine to read about plants or to see plants on an online video or a TV show or something, but seeing plants in person is really the best way to plan your own outdoor garden projects. Everyone has bought something online and when it arrived, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 22, 2022 in Louisville Events
Surround Yourself with Art and Nature June 11 and 12
Art is universal. Everyone has seen some type of art and decided whether they loved or hated it. Everyone is an art critic in this way. So this June, enjoy a summer day in the park and enjoy an activity that never gets old, judging art, at the Arts ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 10, 2022 in Louisville Events
Enjoy National Plant a Flower Day March 12
Learn how to plant a beautiful cut flower garden at a special workshop at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens. It's national plant a flower day and that means it's the perfect day to learn a lot more about how to grow flowers.
Creating a Cut Flower ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 9, 2022 in Louisville Events
Learn How to Create a Home Landscape February 26
How do you design a great home landscape? Attend this workshop at Yew Dell Botanical Gardens and you'll have that question answered this February. You'll learn how to pick the right plants and get some great ideas for how to arrange them, too.
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 23, 2022 in Louisville Events
Go Fish This January
The calendar says it's winter but the weather says it's time to go fishing! Get your gear and head to one of Louisville's great but somewhat lesser-known fishing holes, Fisherman's Park. The lake is full of different kinds of fish that are just ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 10, 2022 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Christmas Market December 17 and 18
Holiday magic is coming to Crestwood this year at the Oldham Gardens Christmas Market. Sip spiked hot cocoa, eat some delicious food and shop for all those people still on your holiday gift list. While you're here, you can see some beautiful homes ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 18, 2021 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Yuletide at Yew Dell This December
The Christmas tree and the stockings and all the decoration inside the house, that's all great. But there's something a little extra special magical about the outdoor lights. The trees dripping with icicles. The really cool displays. The little ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 14, 2021 in Louisville Events
See the Festival of the Nativities This December 9, 10 and 11
The festival of the nativities is a decade-long tradition that has grown to include more than 600 different displays. That's a lot of stuff to see! Go celebrate the holidays this December when you go to the Festival of the Nativities.
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 9, 2021 in Louisville Events
Enjoy the Botany of Christmas December 7
Red and white poinsettias brighten up any holiday display. And of course, it’s the tree that’s the center of any Christmas decorations. But how much do you know about the botany of Christmas? This December, learn a lot more about ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 7, 2021 in Louisville Events
Feast at the Stewpendous Pig Roast November 24
Have a feast before the feast this November and get your stomach warmed up for Turkey Day at the Stewpendous Pig Roast at 3rd Turn Brewing. After all, it never hurts to have one more thing to be grateful for.
Pig and Swig
Fall weather is the perfect ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 21, 2021 in Louisville Events
Learn How to Harvest and Process Seeds October 20
The pandemic taught the world that sometimes, it pays to be independent. If you can grow your own food and herbs, you're way ahead of the game. Growing your own stuff to eat begins with learning how to harvest and process seeds the right way. Go to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 18, 2021 in Louisville Events
Join the Skeleton 5k October 17
Have a day of fun in the park to celebrate the Halloween season at the Skeleton 5k Run/Walk Spooktacular Festival. There will be trick-or-treating for the kids and a 5k for the adults.
The festival begins at 2 pm with the 5k walk or ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 17, 2021 in Louisville Events
Try Garden Tai Chi September 18
Tai chi is a very old martial art that originates in China. You might know it a little bit better as "shadowboxing." As a martial art, tai chi is used for meditation and defense training. And when you're doing it in a beautiful garden, it's just ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 18, 2021 in Louisville Events