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Professional development

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.

Pruning Small Trees and Shrubs: Winter

Practice correct pruning techniques and learn which plants to prune now and more importantly, which to prune later at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 22, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

TEST EVENT FOR ILLUMINATION 2013

Luke's test event as of 10/10/13.

Fall Color Festival Fare

Weekends in October AND Columbus Day (October 14), dine on Fall Color Festival seasonal fare.

The Art Of Bonsai

Discover the many varieties of trees or plants that can be dwarfed to an artistic shape by special methods of growing, pruning, and training. At The Morton Arboretum, August 2 & 3, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

The Curious Naturalist

Learn age-appropriate techniques to engage these "curious naturalists" from birth through elementary school in meaningful activities, explorations, and conversations to spark their excitement and appreciation for nature. Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Honey & Mead Dinner

Greg Fischer of Wild Blossom Meadery and Winery will explain the art of producing mead while diners enjoy honey-based food and varietal of mead. Thursday, September 5, 6:00 p.m.

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