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Gardening and Horticulture

Create a garden space that offers rest and renewal at The Morton Arboretum. Two Wednesdays, February 1 and 8, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Begin the process of designing a home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Four Fridays, February 10 through March 3, 2047, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn to identify common trees that are highlights of the winter landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Learn the essential skills and knowledge for raising happy, healthy backyard chickens at The Morton Arboretum.Saturday, February 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Learn how to build a safe and comfortable home for your hens at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 18, 2017, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Learn to identify trees without their leaves. Explore the winter identification of trees at the Arboretum and develop the skills to identify trees on your own using clues found in buds, fruits, leaf scars, bark, and branching patterns of winter trees. Five Sundays, January 22 through February 19, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sign up for each day a la carte or take all five sessions for a complete introduction to winter trees.
Learn to recognize 40 common conifers, plus a few unusual ones at The Morton Arboretum. Four Saturdays, February 25, March 4, 18, and 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m to noon (No class on March 11)
Discover the beauty of winter trees and learn their identification at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.or Friday, February 24, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Discover techniques for and benefits of growing your vegetables from seed started indoors at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 25, 2017, or Friday, March 10, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Practice correct pruning techniques and learn which plants to prune now and more importantly, which to prune later at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, January 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.