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Gardening and Horticulture

Fermented Foods Series: Dairy-Free Yogurt

Learn to make almond-based yogurt and add mix-ins for a healthy, delicious treat at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, October 22, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Native Seed and Plant Propagation

Learn how and when to collect seeds from your favorite native plants at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 23, 2016, 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Grow Vegetables Year-Round

Learn to grow vegetables in any space or season with a simple home hydroponics system at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Fermented Foods Series: Kimchi

Kimchi is the fermented Korean side dish that’s good on, well, just about everything. It can be spicy, sweet, garlicky, red hot or salty, but regardless of the taste, it’s guaranteed to be mouthwatering and packed with flavor. Join Andrea for a crash course in the basics of preparing kimchi at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 29, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

American Home Garden Design: 1830 to Present

Draw inspiration for your own garden from the history of home garden design at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Shrubs & Suds: Autumn All-Stars

Sip Arboretum ale, nibble pretzels and popcorn, and learn about top performing shrubs and trees for the fall landscape from collections supervisor Patrick Kelsch at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Four-Season Landscapes

Make your outdoor space a show stopper, no matter the season at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, November 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon

Fermented Foods Series: Kombucha

Brew your own kombucha at home. Learn the history and science behind the popular fermented tea, kombucha, and how it can benefit your health at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Fermented Foods Series: Pickled Vegetables

Learn how to lacto-ferment vegetables in a salt brine, creating an environment in which probiotics can flourish at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Structural Pruning

Late autumn is one of the best times to prune for plant structure at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 3, OR Saturday, November 12, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.