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 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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A man is walking through an oak savanna.
With extreme weather events, flooding, drought, and habitat fragmentation on the rise, will our trees be able to weather the storm? Join us for a compelling discussion on Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
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Curious George and the Man in the Yellow Hat planting a tree
Celebrate Arbor Day with a walk from the Children's Garden to a tree planting. Friday, April 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
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Inside 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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