Add prairie plantings to your backyard—no matter the size. Learn the six easy steps to success at The Morton Arboretum, Saturday, September 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Gardening and Horticulture
Get the plant and botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Tuesday July 5. Multiple sections.
Learn to identify, plant, care for and prune trees in hands on classes with regional professionals at The Morton Arboretum. Eight days: Four Tuesdays, September 13 through October 4, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., and four Saturdays, September 17 through October 8, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Discover the tasks and care that keep perennial gardens looking their best throughout the growing season at The Morton Arboretum.Tuesday, July 12, 2016, or Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, September 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Make your own environmentally friendly household cleaners at The Morton Arboretum! Dates and times vary starting July 14, 2016. Multiple sections
Enjoy a glass of wine and create a vibrant painting that harkens nature’s basic elements of wood and water or create an early autumn arrangement in an adorable little pail at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 22, 2016, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Capture the graceful curve of an unfolding bud, the surprise of new leaves, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 24, or Saturday, October 1, 2016, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. Four Tuesdays, September 13 through October 4, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Visit the Arboretum greenhouses and get an up-close tour of plant production. Four Wednesdays, October 5 through 26, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.