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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.

Chicago Wilderness Burn Crew Training

Chicago Wilderness will offer two spring sessions of the Midwest Ecological Prescription Burn Crew Member Training class at The Morton Arboretum. Dates vary starting February 18. Multiple sections.

Fabulous Trees in Fiber

Create a fiber tree wall hanging using free form crochet at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, February 27, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Smartphone Photography

Discover the best ways to use your phone to capture attractive images, a selection of good starter apps, and some basic post-processing of your photos at The Morton arboretum. Saturday January 16, or Saturday February 13 or 27, 2016, 1:00-4:00 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.

Teacher Institute Day 2016- The ART(s) of Engaging Students in Science

Observe, Draw, Read and Write with your students to engage them in science content at The Morton Arboretum.Friday, March 4, 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. This workshop is sold out. To be added to a waiting list please contact the registration office (registrar@mortonarb.org)

Recycled Mosaic Windows

Upcycle glass objects and create a unique mosaic work of art at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 5 and Sunday March 6, 2016, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 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. (Sold out) 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.