Class listings

Wander through the ever-changing array of blooms in our woodlands and prairie to learn how to identify wildflowers such as trillium, mayapple, and dog-tooth violet and hear about their folklore at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 18, Friday, April 26, or Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:30 to 11:00 a.m.
In this single morning workshop for beginners, learn how to find birds, discuss equipment, what to wear, keeping track of your observations, and more at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 6, or 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The April 6 class is sold out.
Keep your yard looking great all year! This workshop is designed especially for new homeowners short on time. Get easy-to-follow instructions to care for the trees, shrubs, and other plants growing in your yard at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 13 or May 11, 2019, 9:00 a.m. to noon
Be ready for spring plant shopping! In this workshop, you will create a design for a small garden space under the guidance of a landscape designer at The Morton Arboretum. Two Tuesdays, April 16 and 23, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Stroll the Arboretum's stunning perennial beds where you’ll learn about plant placement, dividing, transplanting, watering, fertilizing, mulching and more. Tuesday, April 16, or Wednesday, May 22, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., or Thursday, June 13, 2019, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Are trees the superhero we need in the fight against climate change? Can trees make our communities better places to live? Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Create a pendant of the spring wildflower, white trillium (Trillium grandiflorum), native to Illinois and found here in the Arboretum’s woodlands. Two Thursdays, April 18 and 25, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Perennials are plants that come back year after year. Learn about the incredible variety of perennials plants that thrive in the Chicago area at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, April 18, 2019, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Get the most out of your shrubs with proper spring pruning at The Morton Arboretum. Friday, April 19, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Young explorers will hike, play, listen to stories, and engage in science and art in these hands-on sensory-based programs at The Morton Arboretum. Select Weekdays starting Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.

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