Gardening and Horticulture

Take a walk through the display gardens at the Arboretum with horticulturist Samantha Peckham as she discusses the best ways to “wake up” your garden for the season. Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Plan now for a garden that lasts into the fall and starts up again in early spring at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 22, 2017, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
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 at The Morton Arboretum! (SOLD OUT) Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Create a spring arrangement in a basket bursting with vibrant flowers and greenery under the guidance of the Arboretum’s botanical arrangers. Saturday, May 12, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 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.
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.
Join an Arboretum expert for a cup of hot cocoa and a winter stroll through the conifer collection. Saturday, February 10, 10:00 a.m. to noon or 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., or Saturday, February 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to noon
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 the ins and outs of sharpening garden tools and bring a tool of your own to sharpen at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 10, 2018, or Friday, April 13, 2018, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.

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