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Japanese Black Pine Master Workshop-Sold Out

Work with Walter Pall and Jim Doyle, two of the world’s foremost bonsai artists, on this exceptional specimen material. The 9-10 inch base, or nebari, of this tree will create a specimen tree for any collection. Intermediate to Advanced levels. Sunday, August 3, 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Family Summer Camp

Have you ever wondered what summer camp is like at The Morton Arboretum? Sunday, August 3, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Saturday July 19 section is sold out.

Chinese Lacebark Elm

These easy-to-grow, well-formed trees result in high quality bonsai in a short amount of time. Students will employ the root over rock style of bonsai. For this style, the roots of the tree are wrapped around a rock exposing them at varying degrees as they traverse and grow over the rock, descending into the soil below. Good beginners workshop. Sunday, August 3, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Fukien Tea

This beautiful, fast-growing, tropical plant displays pretty whit e flowers in summer that are followed by reddish-orange berries. The plant is very suitable for indoor growing. Good beginners workshop. Sunday, August 3, 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Awesome Art-1st-2nd grade

Become a nature artist at The Morton Arboretum and use nature as your inspiration to explore texture, color and dimension. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple sections.

NEW! Flower Fairies-3rd-4th grade

Search for fairies hidden in the gardens at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple dates.

NEW! Flower Fairies-3rd-4th grade

Search for fairies hidden in the gardens at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 16. Multiple dates.

Forest Forts-3rd-4th grade

Design and build forts inspired by trees at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting June 23. Multiple sections.

NEW! Outdoor Adventures-3rd-4th grade

Get outside and explore The Morton Arboretum! Set off on a different adventure each day as you explore geocaching, letterboxing, survival skills, and more. Dates and times vary starting June 9. Multiple sections.

NEW! Eco-Mythbusters-5th-6th grade

Do you get warts if you touch a toad? Does moss always grow on the north side of a tree? Examine these nature myths and more as you explore The Morton Arboretum for answers! Dates and times vary starting June 9. Multiple sections.