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Apple Tree Care Workshop

This full-day workshop will offer a comprehensive look at growing apple trees at home - everything you need to know to manage a successful harvest of luscious tree-ripened fruit. Friday, October 3, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Putting the Garden to Bed

What should be done now to ensure a healthy garden next spring? Get a head start on creating your best garden ever at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 4, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Fabulous Fall Containers

Learn the principles of container design in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Forestry Merit Badge

Earn your Forestry Merit badge as you create your own field book to identify local trees and shrubs by leaves, buds and bark at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 5, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Art Portfolio Review

Please register for the portfolio review if you have completed your requirements to graduate from the Botanical Art & Illustration Certificate or the Master’s Studio Certificate at the Morton Arboretum. Monday-Friday, October 6-10, 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Buggy for Bats-18-35 months

Discover how bats and bugs are connected, and become a bat for a day at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, October 1 or Tuesday, October 7, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Bird Evolution

Examine the evolutionary relationships of birds and the theories behind their scientific classification at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, October 8-22, 6:00-9:00 p.m., and 2 Saturdays, October 11-18, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Gardening 101: Plant and Care for Your Garden

Acquire hands-on knowledge so you may be effective and efficient in the maintenance of your landscape garden and property. Learn the recommended way to plant, transplant, and maintain trees, shrubs, and perennials at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Wednesdays, October 8-22, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Field Ecology: Fall

Explore the natural world of Northern Illinois in the fall session of Field Ecology at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and time vary starting September 30. Two sections.

Buggy for Bats-3-5 years

Discover how bats and bugs are connected, and become a bat for a day at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, October 8, or Thursday, October 9, 9:30-11:00 a.m.