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Gardening and Horticulture

  • Get the botany basics you need to identify plants at The Morton Arboretum. Online components start Thursday, August 31 or Friday, October 20, 2017. Multiple sections.
  • Now is the time to start your landscape projects for spring at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 4, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to noon
  • Late autumn is one of the best times to prune for plant structure at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, November 4, or Thursday, November 16, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Fill a pumpkin with a fall bouquet at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., or Saturday, November 18, 2017, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Just in time for the holiday season, find out how you can incorporate evergreen branches and boughs into elegant holiday swags at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7:00 to 9:30 p.m., or Saturday, December 2, 2017, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Make an ornament using air plants and festive decorations at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Create a festive, long-lasting botanical arrangement to display in your home during the holidays, using a wintery mix of greenery and flowers at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Learn to save your own seeds in this hands-on workshop at The Morton Arboretum. (CANCELED) Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Browse a selection of ornamental and edible seeds, and take home a variety to plant this spring at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, January 27, 2018, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Learn the basics of beekeeping at The Morton Arboretum. Four Thursdays, February 8 through March 1, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.