Kruckeberg Botanic Garden August events

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Please join us at Shoreline’s own Kruckeberg Botanic Garden in August.
Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Tour: August 14th, 11am-1pm

This beautiful 4-acre garden in Richmond Beach contains a splendid mix of native and exotic ground covers, shrubs, trees, and a large variety of rare and unusual plants. Join Volunteer Docents from the Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Foundation on a tour through the garden, complete with refreshments. Due to limited parking pre-registration is required. This 2-hour tour goes into depth about the history of the garden, the Kruckeberg legacy, and the plant collection. Call Shoreline Parks Department (206-801-2600) to register.

Plant Photography Workshop: August 22nd, 1-3pm

Learn tricks and techniques for artfully photographing plants and flowers. Bring your own camera. We’ll show you how to use it best to achieve the results you want. Instructors are professional photographers. Fee: $35

Kruckeberg Oaks Tour: August 28th, 11am-1pm

With more than 40 different species of oaks onsite, the Garden is a fantastic place to learn about this diverse plant family. Learn which oaks might do well in different areas of your garden and how to identify and care for them. Fee: $10. Call Shoreline Parks Department (206-801-2600) to register.

Garden Tots:

Drop in with your young children this summer for a fun exploration of plants in this unique, naturalistic garden. For ages 2–7. Each week we’ll offer a simple plant activity, a themed garden exploration, and a craft project. $5 per family, free for KBGF members. Fridays through September, any time between 10am-1pm.

Upcoming Themes:
  • August 13th: Needed Needles
  • August 20th: Garden Senses 
  • August 27th: Birds in the Garden

Email with questions about any of these programs.

The Kruckeberg Botanic Garden (and onsite MsK Rare and Native Plant Nursery) is open from 10-5, Friday, Saturday, Sunday,


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