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Gardening and horticulture

Gardening and horticulture

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.

Intro to Botany

Explore the world of plants by learning how leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds, and roots relate to water, light, nutrients, and reproduction at The Morton Arboretum. 6 Mondays, January 13-February 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Winter Buds and Silhouettes

Winter is a wonderful time to explore the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Plan Your Landscape I

Begin the process of designing a home landscape by learning to prepare a scaled base map of your garden and create an inventory of your property at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Wednesdays, January 15-February 5, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

New! Design a Fairy Garden

Capture the magic and whimsy of youth with a fairy garden at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, March 13, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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