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Wild Bees of Nebraska and Beyond- May 16 Wild Bees of Nebraska and Beyond- May 16

May 16, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about the wild bees of Nebraska in the classroom, and then explore the garden to search for these busy pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Introduction to Bonsai Workshop with Max Miller- May 16, noon Introduction to Bonsai Workshop with Max Miller- May 16, noon

May 16, 2020 from noon to 3 p.m.
If you are new to bonsai or want to get started, this workshop is for you. Each participant will receive a plant specimen, a suitable pot with soil, and a two-hour workshop, led by recognized bonsai artist Max Miller, designed to give you the basic skills needed to create and care for your own bonsai. Picture is representative of, but not identical to the specimen that participants will receive.

Our Price: $85.00
Succulent Arranging- May 17 Succulent Arranging- May 17

May 17, 2020 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Get the basics of succulent care, arrange your own succulent planter, and learn about succulent propagation so you can grow a house full of happy succulents! Fee includes plant specimens and all supplies. Pre-registration required by May 10.

Our Price: $59.00
Pollinator-friendly Pest Management Approaches- June 6 Pollinator-friendly Pest Management Approaches- June 6

June 6, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about some pollinator-friendly pest management approaches in the classroom, and then explore the garden to search for busy pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Iced Teas with The Tea Smith- May 30 Iced Teas with The Tea Smith- May 30

May 30, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn all about different types of teas during these 1.5 hour sessions with The Tea Smith. Americans drink about 80% of their tea iced. In this class we will look at the history of iced teas and try some great new ways to make them. We will also enjoy some new seasonal selections. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by May 27.

Our Price: $20.00
Intro to Ayurvedic Herbalism- June 14 Intro to Ayurvedic Herbalism- June 14

June 14, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Ayur-what? In this class, participants will get a basic understanding of the most ancient healing system available to us, Ayurveda, learn how to incorporate a variety of herbs into their daily lives, and gain knowledge of how to better understand their own constitution from the Ayurvedic perspective. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by June 7.

Our Price: $35.00
Plants for Pollinators- June 13 Plants for Pollinators- June 13

June 13, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about some pollinator-friendly plants in the classroom, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
The Living Landscape- Summer Solstice Lecture featuring Rick Darke- June 18 The Living Landscape- Summer Solstice Lecture featuring Rick Darke- June 18

June 18, 2020 at 7 p.m. Our garden is our home habitat. For most of us, it's the landscape we spend the most time in. If it's designed to support a great variety of life it will be full of surprise, adding intrigue and interest to every day. Expanding on the subject of The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden, co-authored by Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy, this richly illustrated talk  will present ideas for the plant selection, design, and care of home and community landscapes that are practical and durable, but also beautiful and joyfully livable. The cafe will be open to purchase dinner prior to the lecture and a complimentary dessert reception and booksigning will follow. This lecture is made possible by generous gifts from the Mae and Lawrence Youngman and Judy and Jim Wigton families.

Our Price: $15.00
Summer Cleansing with Herbs- June 28 Summer Cleansing with Herbs- June 28

June 28, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
This class will cover the herbs and foods used to nourish the body and lifestyle factors that are best practiced in the summer time. Participants will learn how to properly cleanse the body according to the Ayurvedic and herbal medicine perspective for optimal health and wellness. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by June 21.

Our Price: $35.00
Succulent Arranging- July 19 Succulent Arranging- July 19

July 19, 2020 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Get the basics of succulent care, arrange your own succulent planter, and learn about succulent propagation so you can grow a house full of happy succulents! Fee includes plant specimens and all supplies. Pre-registration required by July 12.

Our Price: $59.00
Managed Honey Bees and Their Role to Food Security- July 18 Managed Honey Bees and Their Role to Food Security- July 18

July 18, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about managed honey bees and their role to food security, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Tincture Making: An Herbalism Basic- July 19 Tincture Making: An Herbalism Basic- July 19

July 19, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
This interactive class will give participants a hands-on approach to creating basic herbal tinctures. Participants will create their own folk "medicine" with the use of plants and just a few other accessible ingredients. Participants should bring their own small mason jar to class. All other supplies will be provided. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by July 12.

Our Price: $35.00
Salve Making: An Herbalism Basic- August 16 Salve Making: An Herbalism Basic- August 16

August 16, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
This interactive class will give participants a hands-on approach to creating basic salves. Participants will create their own ointment or salve with the use of herbs and just a few other basic ingredients. Participants should bring their own small mason jar to class. All other supplies will be provided. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by August 9.

Our Price: $35.00
Stressors on Bee Health- August 1 Stressors on Bee Health- August 1

August 1, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about key stressors on bee health, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Landscape Management Practices for Pollinator Conservation- August 29 Landscape Management Practices for Pollinator Conservation- August 29

August 29, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about landscape management practices for pollinator conservation, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
DIG IN: Birds- May 20, 1:30 p.m. DIG IN: Birds- May 20, 1:30 p.m.

May 20, 2020 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
One-hour educational session with Jim Locklear, director of conservation at Lauritzen Gardens. Join Jim as we celebrate National Migratory Bird Month and learn about bird migration and the important role our feathered friends have in the Nebraska ecosystem. Session includes a walking tour to explore the diversity of bird life in the garden (weather permitting). Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Our Price: $10.00
DIG IN: Butterflies- June 17, 1:30 p.m. DIG IN: Butterflies- June 17, 1:30 p.m.

June 17, 2020 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
One-hour educational session. With a wealth of garden plantings, landscape features, and natural areas, Lauritzen Gardens provides habitat for a variety of wildlife, including over 50 species of butterflies. Join volunteer butterfly experts Holly Hofreiter and Joanne Langabee to learn which butterflies visit Lauritzen Gardens throughout the season and find butterfly "hot spots" on a guided butterfly walk. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Our Price: $10.00