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Gardening and horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

Gardening 101

Learn the recommended way to plant, transplant, and maintain trees, shrubs, and perennials with a hands-on approach at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Mondays, April 7-April 21, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Design a Spring Container-SOLD OUT

Design an outstanding spring container with one of the experts behind The Morton Arboretum’s container displays. Sunday, April 13, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Spring Pruning

Gain an understanding of the plant science behind pruning, practice properly timed pruning techniques, and learn how to select the right equipment for the job in this hands-on class at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 29, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Plan Your Landscape I: Getting Started

In this first of a three-course series, you will take home a better understanding of the processes used to design a home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Tuesdays, October 29-November 19, 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Do-It-Yourself Rain Gardens

Learn how to design and plant a rain garden for your home at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 15,9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

New! Inside the Collections Inside the Herbarium

Discover the hidden gems in the herbarium at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, February 21, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Latin Names of Plants and Animals

Learn to understand the Latin names for plants and animals by relating them to English words at The Morton Arboretum. 2 Saturdays, February 15-February 22, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Conifers in Winter

Learn to recognize 40 common conifers, plus a few unusual ones at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Sundays, February 9-March 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Deciduous Trees in Winter

Learn to identify trees without their leaves at The Morton arboretum. 5 Saturdays, January 25-February 22, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

New! Habitat History Walk: An Evergreen Trail

Join Ed for a Habitat History Walk and uncover the little-known history of the Conifer Collection at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, January 17, 9:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.

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