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Gardening and Horticulture

Learn recommended mulching techniques and materials to get great results in your garden this spring at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Keep your yard looking great all year with this workshop designed especially for new homeowners short on time at The Morton Arboretum.Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Create a spring arrangement in a basket bursting with vibrant flowers and greenery under the guidance of the Arboretum’s botanical arrangers. Thursday, April 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Learn how to design and plant a rain garden for your home at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
For those with considerable familiarity and experience with the fundamentals of bonsai, take your practice to the next step at The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Six Thursdays, July 6 through August 10, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Construct a salvage-style planter box using mid-century lumber reclaimed from Chicago buildings at The Morton Arboretum.Saturday, June 17, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Turn your garden bounty or farmer’s market haul into delicious seasonal meals. Learn the benefits of eating foods in season, as well as how to store and prepare them to maintain their optimal nutrition and flavor at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
New! Mix and Match this three part series where we will delve into the Arboretum’s scientific side. (CANCELED) Dates vary starting June 12, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Multiple sections.
Hear the fascinating history of Chicago’s parks from author and historian Julia S. Bachrach at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold Out) Thursday, March 30, 2017, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Learn how French kitchen gardens combine beautiful design with common sense vegetable gardening at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon

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