Gardening and Horticulture

Grow your own bouquet! Get traditional and nontraditional ideas on which flowers to plant in a cut-flower garden at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, May 10, 2018, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Learn a new skill and add whimsy to your home garden this spring at The Morton Arboretum! (CANCELED) Friday, April 20, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Learn to make your own healthy, cost-effective snack bars at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 19, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
This one-day conference for green industry professionals and avid home gardeners will focus on the latest information and practice related to the selection and care of Midwestern trees, shrubs, and woody plants, as shared by leading designers and plant experts at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 6, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Make a difference in your own backyard with simple ideas that have a big impact on the planet. Learn how you can have an attractive, functional, outdoor space that your family--as well as the birds and the butterflies--can enjoy at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Learn to identify trees after they shed their leaves for the winter. Develop the skills to identify winter trees on your own using clues found in buds, fruits, leaf scars, bark, and branching patterns at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting January 10, 2019. Registration open November 20, 2019.
Ward off winter blues with a diet rich in seasonal, plant-based foods at The Morton Arboretum. (SOLD OUT) Thursday, January 18, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Learn to graft in this hands-on workshop and go home with your very own grafted apple tree at The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Get early spring color in your garden. Horticulturist Nina Koziol will share her favorite perennials that flower early in the season at The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m
Join us for the annual Edible Gardening Workshop Series held each spring at The Morton Arboretum! Each week, gardening experts will share practical tips on growing your own food and inspire you with new ways to create beautiful, productive, edible gardens. Select Saturday, March 16, 23, 30 or April 6, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to noon

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