Gardening and horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

Shrubs for Winter Interest

Learn to identify common shrubs that are highlights of the winter landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 13, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Gardening Success with Native Plants

Discover tough and attractive native plants that will make your garden pop at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, February 4, 2016, 6:30-8:30 p.m

Beginning Beekeeping

Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, February 2-23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Landscape Design Basics

Begin the process of designing a home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Thursdays, January 28-February 18, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Winter Landscape Trees

Learn to identify common trees that are highlights of the winter landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 23, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Winter Pruning

Practice correct pruning techniques and learn which plants to prune now and more importantly, which to prune later at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, January 22, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or Saturday, February 20, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Basic Plant ID

Get the plant and botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 16, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Winter Plant ID

Learn to identify plants without leaves or flowers at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Plant Families

Improve your plant identification skills by learning characteristics of plant families at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Sundays, February 7-February 14, 2016, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Deciduous Trees in Winter

Learn to identify trees without their leaves. Explore the winter identification of trees at the Arboretum and develop the skills to identify trees on your own using clues found in buds, fruits, leaf scars, bark, and branching patterns of winter trees. 5 Sundays, January 17-February 14, 2016, 1:00-4:00 p.m. Sign up for each day a la carte or take all five sessions for a complete introduction to winter trees.