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, April 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Adult programs, Gardening and horticulture
Design an outstanding spring container with one of the experts behind the Arboretum’s container displays. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Learn planting design and gain confidence in your ability to put trees, shrubs, and perennials together into an attractive composition at The Morton Arboretum. 4 Saturdays, April 11-May 2, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Imagine growing 40 plants in a single square foot area. At this workshop learn creative ways to grow larger quantities of organic herbs and vegetables in small areas at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 11, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
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 13-April 27, 2015, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Discover spring flowering shrubs, perennials, and bulbs that are happy companions and reliable performers at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 6:30-9:00 p.m.
Take advantage of your window space to grow herbs indoors. Our herb garden expert will show you the best techniques for establishing and caring for windowsill herb gardens that are as attractive as they are functional at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Learn techniques for making unique terrariums and make a simple terrarium to take home at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Capture the magic and whimsy of youth with a fairy garden at The Morton Arboretum! Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Fill out your garden with native grasses, groundcovers, and vines at The Morton Arboretum! Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:30-8:30 p.m.