International Oak Society 20th anniversary conference
October 18 through 21, 2015
Save the date!
Watch this space for schedule and registration details to come.
2015 Central Region Perennial Plant Association Symposium: Ready! Set! Garden!
The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a day-long symposium entitled, ‘Ready! Set! Garden!’ Some of the best writers and creative plantsmen in the business will be here, and you’re invited to listen, learn, and ask questions at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 28, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
America's Romance with the English Garden
Discover the elements that made the English garden style so popular in America with Thomas Mickey, the author of America’s Romance with the English Garden at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 19, 7-8:30 pm
Plan Your Landscape III: Selecting Plants for Your Plan
Learn planting design and gain confidence in your ability to put trees, shrubs, and perennials together into an attractive composition at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 11-May 2, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Plan Your Landscape II: Creating Outdoor Spaces
Add instant curb appeal with a better understanding of how to unify your house with your site by creating outdoor rooms at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Saturdays, February 21-March 21, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Plan Your Landscape I: Getting Started
Begin the process of designing a home landscape by learning to prepare a scaled base map of your garden and create an inventory of your property at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, January 17 & January 31-February 14, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Grow Vegetables From Seed
Discover techniques for and benefits of growing your vegetables from seed started indoors at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, March 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Insects and Diseases of Landscape Plants
Learn to recognize tree and shrub problems through observing the life-cycles, signs, and symptoms of the most common pests in our landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, March 3-March 31, 6:30-9:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 29, 1:00-3:30 p.m.
Pruning Small Trees and Shrubs: Winter
Practice correct pruning techniques and learn which plants to prune now and more importantly, which to prune later at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 21, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Design Tips to Refresh Your Garden
Transform your garden into the one you’ve always wanted by focusing your gardening efforts toward a solid design at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, February 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.