Class listings

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.

Go-To Perennials

Discover tried-and-true perennials to make your garden pop this year at The Morton Arboretum.Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:30-9:00 p.m

Intermediate Nature Photography

Document and express your delight in the season and winter landscape through nature photography at The Morton Arboretum. 3 Thursdays, March 17-31, 2016, 6:30-9:30 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, March 19-26, 2016, 8:00-11:00 a.m.

Spring Bird Walk

Explore the spring landscape with an expert guide, learn to identify the birds that overwinter in Illinois, and discuss their behaviors and natural history at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, March 19, April 16 or May 21, 2016, 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Foundation Plantings

Learn foundation plants to enhance your home, make it more welcoming, and tie it to the surrounding landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, March 19, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Syrup Tree and Silver Dollar Brunch

Take a guided hike to learn the history of maple tapping and see how it’s done at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, March 19, or Sunday, March 20, 2016 times vary.

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop: Landscapes

Learn to simplify a specimen into a few well placed strokes with the minimalist approach of brush painting at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, March 20, 2016, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Wild, Wonderful Weather 18-35 months

Play, paint, sort and build in this sensory based program about weather at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, March 16 or Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Full Moon Winter Walk: Nature at Night

Discover what happens at the Arboretum at night when no one is around. Saturday, January 23, 2016, 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m., Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m. or Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 6:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Wild, Wonderful Weather 3-5 years

Play, paint, sort and build in this sensory based program about weather at The Morton Arboretum! Tuesday, March 15, or Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 9:30-11:00 a.m.