Professional development

Professional development

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.

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 1 & 2, 2015 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.