Ferns: A Bellevue Botanical Garden Legacy

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Wednesday May 19

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7:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

Join Richie Steffen, Executive Director of the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden, president of the Hardy Fern Foundation, and co-author of The Plant Lovers Guide to Ferns, for an informative and fun lecture on the ferns of the BBG. Ferns have had an important place in the Garden since the Shorts family developed the land prior to it becoming a public garden. Today the BBG has a partnership with members of the Hardy Fern Foundation, who assist with maintaining the ferns and adding to its collection. Richie will share his knowledge of the best selections for our area as well as share the varied and interesting history of the ferns in in the Garden.