Gardening and horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

Fabulous Fall Containers

Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Fall Ikebana

Capture the graceful curve of a stem, the fall of a leaf, or the lightness of a cloud using Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton arboretum. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Beginning Beekeeping

Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, September 29-October 20, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

All About Composting

Learn the basics of composting, explore strategies for getting high quality compost in different situations and discuss equipment that can make composting at home easier.A t The Morton arboretum, Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Landscape Plants: Early Fall

Learn to identify approximately 30 selected trees and shrubs that are top performers in the Midwest by height, form, leaf texture, and flower at The Morton arboretum. 2 Thursdays, September 17-24, 2015, 6:00-8:30 p.m., and Saturday, September 26, 2015, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Perennial Maintenance Walking Tour

Learn key care techniques to keep your perennial garden looking its best throughout the growing season at The Morton arboretum. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Landscape for Life (canceled)

Landscape For Life™ instructs gardeners and those interested in landscape sustainability how to transform a traditional landscape into a beautiful and healthy environment. At The Morton Arboretum, 2 Tuesdays, September 15-22 and 2 Thursdays, September 17-24, 2015, 6:00-8:30 p.m., and Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Native Seed and Plant Propagation (new schedule)

Learn how and when to collect seeds from your favorite native plants at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 7, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Introduction to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds and roots relate to water, light, nutrients and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, October 13-27 and November 10-17, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Arboretum Uncorked: Fall

Enjoy a glass of wine and create a colorful expressionistic painting or a charming terrarium with found objects at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:00-9:00 p.m.