Tool-Sharpening Workshop

Schedule and Location

Thornhill Education Building

  • Section A: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
  • Section B: Saturday, March 30, 2019,11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fees and Registration

$16.00 member
$20.00 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

Learn the ins and outs of sharpening garden tools and bring a tool of your own to sharpen. Arboretum horticulturist Katrina Lewin will explain how properly maintained tools will make a difference for both you and for your plants. Learn safe and proper techniques for sharpening and maintenance. This class will be held outdoors, so check the forecast and dress appropriately.

Course number



Katrina Lewin

Course Details

  • Notes: Held outdoors. Limit 20
  • Supplies: Bring up to three tools in need of sharpening, a pair of work gloves, and safety glasses. Dress for the weather.

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