VISIT & explore

Gardening & Horticulture

The Vanishing Acts exhibit with a light dusting of snow.
Come learn about the gifts that the world's endangered trees give us—and how you can join the Arboretum in saving them. Daily, 7:00 a.m. - sunset
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A person is holding green acorns in their hand.
Browse a selection of seeds, and take home a variety to plant this spring. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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Yellow and black butterfly is pollinating a cone flower.
The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a day-long symposium entitled, ‘Plants for Pollinators. Saturday, February 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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A garden with ferns, hostas and other flowers.
Take the leap toward a lawn-free yard. Saturdays, February 24, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to noon.
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Squash, tomatoes, and green beans in a basket on a table
Grow your own food this summer! Learn the basics of vegetable gardening in this class designed for true beginners. Saturday, March 3, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
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Tomatoes ripening on a vine.
Join us for the annual Edible Gardening Workshop Series each spring at The Morton Arboretum! Select Saturdays, March 17 through April 14, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to noon
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nside the Arbor Day Plant Sale tent, a Plant Genius is giving advice to a customer
Shop the Arbor Day Plant Sale at The Morton Arboretum for an exciting variety of plants chosen by our experts for success in your Chicago-area garden. This sale takes place Arbor Day weekend, Friday, April 27, through Sunday, April 29, 2018.
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