Gardening and Horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

Explore the profound importance of plants in our lives and their essential role for life on earth through an autobiographical account by Stephen Blackmore, Queen’s Botanist, and Chairman of Botanic Gardens Conservation International at The Morton Arboretum. (Registration is now closed) Friday, October 28, 2016 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Conference: Help curb the spread of problem plants escaping from cultivation at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Learn how and when to collect seeds from your favorite native plants at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 23, 2016, 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Just in time for the holiday season, find out how you can incorporate evergreen branches and boughs into elegant holiday swags at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. OR Saturday, December 3, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Make a small table arrangement using live and artificial botanicals ornamented with ribbon and jewels at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Find the perfect holiday gift for the gardener in your life at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Make your outdoor space a show stopper, no matter the season at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, November 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Sip Arboretum ale, nibble pretzels and popcorn, and learn about top performing shrubs and trees for the fall landscape from collections supervisor Patrick Kelsch at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Create a custom garden design for your home, based on the best ideas in American gardening from 1830 to present at The Morton Arboretum. NEW DATESTwo Saturdays, February 11 and 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon