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American Home Garden Design: 1830 to Present

Draw inspiration for your own garden from the history of home garden design at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

November and December: Beat the Heat (Tree Science Investigators)

Discover how plants and animals are adapted to stay warm at The Morton Arboretum. Five Wednesdays, November 2 through 16, and December 7 through 14, 2016, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. (no class on November 23 and 30).

Nature Rx: Forest Therapy Walks

Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Monday October 3, 2016. Multiple sections.

Shrubs & Suds: Autumn All-Stars

Sip Arboretum ale, nibble pretzels and popcorn, and learn about top performing shrubs and trees for the fall landscape from collections supervisor Patrick Kelsch at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Arbor Reading Adventures

Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays OR Fridays, November through January (except November 25 and January 18), 11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Four-Season Landscapes

Make your outdoor space a show stopper, no matter the season at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, November 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon

Fermented Foods Series: Kombucha

Brew your own kombucha at home. Learn the history and science behind the popular fermented tea, kombucha, and how it can benefit your health at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

DIY Watercolor Notecards

Make personalized notecards using watercolor. Explore your creative side and learn a few things, too at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 5, 2016, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Mosaic Windows

Refresh your holiday decor with a stunning, holiday-themed hanging window mosaic at The Morton Arboretum. Two Days: Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Plants on the Move: How Public Gardens Can Help Control Invasive Plants

Help curb the spread of problem plants escaping from cultivation at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.