Practice correct pruning techniques and learn which plants to prune now and more importantly, which to prune later at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, January 27, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or Saturday, February 25, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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. Six days: 5 Tuesdays, February 28 through March 28, 2017, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday, March 25, 2017, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center
Local organic gardener Jeanne Nolan shares her favorite vegetable crops proven to thrive in Chicagoland and how to best plant, manage, and harvest them throughout the season utilizing organic practices at The Morton Arboretum. (Sold Out) Saturday, March 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Learn spring methods for propagating your favorite native plants. Learn how to bring seeds out of stratification, plant in seed trays and transplant seedlings at The Morton Arbortum. Sunday, March 19, 2017, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
For those with considerable familiarity and experience with the fundamentals of bonsai, take your practice to the next step at The Morton Arboretum. Six Saturdays, April 1, 8, (no class on April 15) 22, 29, May 6, and 13, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Design an outstanding spring container with hardy plants that will bring color to your patio at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. or Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Join us as we dig in the soil, explore how plants grow, and plant a seed of your own to take home in this hands-on, sensory based gardening program for little sprouts at The Morton Arboretum! Wednesday, April 5 or Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Join us as we dig in the soil, explore how plants grow, and plant a seed of your own to take home in this hands-on, sensory based gardening program for little sprouts at The Morton Arboretum! Tuesday, April 4 or Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Harness nature's power to create a healthy, beautiful home landscape at The Morton Arboretum. Five days: two Tuesdays., April 18 and 25, two Thursdays., April 20 and 27, 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.,
and Saturday, April 29, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Take a walk through the display gardens at the Arboretum with horticulturist Samantha Peckham as she discusses the best ways to “wake up” your garden for the season. Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Join us for this four-week outdoor adventure in the garden. Each day we will play, hike, read stories, and make a nature-related craft at The Morton Arboretum. Four Tuesdays, May 2 through 23, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.