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Gardening and Horticulture

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.

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.

8 Tools Every Gardener Needs

Find the perfect holiday gift for the gardener in your life at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Table Arrangement

Make a small table arrangement using live and artificial botanicals ornamented with ribbon and jewels at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Wonderful Winter Containers

Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 19, 2016, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Arboretum Uncorked: Holiday Painting and Salvage-Style Terrariums

Create a seasonal painting or a charming terrarium with found objects while you enjoy a glass of wine and goodies at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

DIY Organic Body Care

Join Andrea Mattson of Edible Alchemy to learn the basics of creating natural skincare remedies at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 3, 10:00 a.m. to noon

Holiday Swags

Just in time for the holiday season, find out how you can incorporate evergreen branches and boughs into elegant holiday swags at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, December 3, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

American Historic Home Garden Design Workshop

Create a custom garden design for your home, based on the best ideas in American gardening from 1830 to present at The Morton Arboretum. Two Saturdays, January 7 and 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon