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Gardening and horticulture

Chicago Victory Gardens: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Draw inspiration from historical victory gardens and grow your own food this spring at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Securing the Future of Trees

Dr. Chuck Cannon, Director of the Center for Tree Science at The Morton Arboretum will invite you to explore how the scientists in the Center for Tree Science work to catalyze research and training for the future of trees and people. Wednesday, February 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Creating Outdoor Living Spaces

Add instant appeal to your home by organizing your yard and creating outdoor living spaces at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, February 25-March 10, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Insects and Diseases of Landscape Plants

Learn to recognize tree and shrub problems through observing the life-cycles, signs, and symptoms of the most common pests in our landscapes at The Morton Arboretum. 5 Tuesdays, March 1-29, 2016 ,6:30-9:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 3, 2016,1:00-3:30 p.m.

Winter Plant ID

Learn to identify plants without leaves or flowers at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

The Natural World of Winnie the Pooh

Explore how special natural places can inspire future generations with author Kathryn Aalto at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, March 9, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Grow Vegetables From Seed

Discover techniques for and benefits of growing your vegetables from seed started indoors at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 20, 2106, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or Sunday, March 13, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Go-To Perennials

Discover tried-and-true perennials to make your garden pop this year at The Morton Arboretum.Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:30-9:00 p.m

Foundation Plantings

Learn foundation plants to enhance your home, make it more welcoming, and tie it to the surrounding landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.