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Gardening and Horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

Begin the process of designing a home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Four Fridays, February 10 through March 3, 2047, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Select plants and plant combinations to add fall color to your landscape at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon
As the gardening year comes to a close, it's time to get ready for next year! Learn how to get the most of this year's harvest and the steps you can take this fall to be poised for takeoff next spring at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. .
Learn how to lacto-ferment vegetables in a salt brine, creating an environment in which probiotics can flourish at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Brew your own kombucha at home. Learn the history and science behind the popular fermented tea, kombucha, and how it can benefit your health at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Kimchi is the fermented Korean side dish that’s good on, well, just about everything. It can be spicy, sweet, garlicky, red hot or salty, but regardless of the taste, it’s guaranteed to be mouthwatering and packed with flavor. Join Andrea for a crash course in the basics of preparing kimchi at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Learn to make almond-based yogurt and add mix-ins for a healthy, delicious treat at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, October 22, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Make your own environmentally friendly household cleaners at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Saturday, October 8, 2016. Multiple sections.
Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, September 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Learn the art of bonsai during this six-week hands-on course at The Morton Arboretum. 6 Sundays, August 28, and September 11 through October 9, 2016, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.