Design a Spring Container

Design an outstanding spring container with hardy plants that will bring color to your patio. In this easy workshop, you will learn optimal plant combinations, secrets of color and texture, successful planting techniques, how to prune and edit…and more! Experienced container gardeners: use this opportunity to make the mess in our classroom and have the plants you need right at your fingertips. Bring your own container, and create a complete container to take home in this hands-on workshop.

Instructor: Bridget Bittman
Notes: Held indoors. Pre-registration is required. Registration closes five days before class date. Limit 18
Supplies: Please provide your own 10-12 inch container.  Supply list will be sent to registrants.


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Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. or Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Research Building, Head house

  • Section A: Thursday, April 6, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (registration closes April 3)
  • Section B: Saturday, April 8, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (registration closes April 5)

Fee include admission to the Arboretum.

$49.00 members
$58.00 nonmembers

ONLINE: Register now
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.