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Take a walk through the display gardens at the Arboretum with horticulturist Samantha Peckham as she discusses the best ways to prepare your garden for the winter. Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Turn your garden bounty or farmer’s market haul into delicious seasonal meals. Learn the benefits of eating foods in season, as well as how to store and prepare them to maintain their optimal nutrition and flavor at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. Two days: Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Capture the graceful curve of fall leaves and boughs, the delightful color of berries, or the lightness of a cloud through Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arranging at The Morton Arboretum. (SOLD OUT) Saturday, September 23, 2017, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Learn to save your own seeds in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Design for the middle distance using shrubs that thrive in the upper Midwest at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, October 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Have fresh herbs on hand all winter long, and take home a cutting to get your garden started at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Oaks are widely regarded for their longevity, strength, importance to wildlife, and economic value. This October, learn the eventful history of the magnificent oak and why this special tree is the backbone of many forests.
Discover the basics of backyard composting and composting with worms at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, September 14 (CANCELLED), or October 12, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy demos, tastings, and hands-on learning in the Fermented Foods Series at The Morton Arboretum. Saturdays, October 21 through November 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon.