The Edible Patio: Growing Food in Small Spaces

Schedule and Location

Thornhill Education Center

  • Section A: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Section B: Friday, May 10, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to noon

Fees and Registration

$39.00 member
$46.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 ( Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Course Description


Turn your small space into a productive, edible garden, and take home seedlings to get started! Perfect for condo, townhouse, or apartment dwellers. Think you don’t have enough room to grow your own food? Far from it! Learn what to plant and how to care for your patio garden, and enjoy homegrown fruits and veggies this summer.

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Nina Koziol, horticulturist and garden writer

Nina Koziol has taught at The Arboretum since 1997. She has a degree in Education and Environmental Science and gardens for butterflies and hummingbirds on a deer-infested acre in SW Cook County. See it at

The Edible Patio: Growing Food in Small Spaces