Gardening and Horticulture

Who has time to garden? You do! Learn to garden on the cheap using low-cost or free materials at The Morton Arboretum. Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Not all bugs are bad! Learn to identify common beneficial organisms and how they benefit gardeners at The Morton Arboretum. (Canceled) Tuesday, May 9, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Discover the amazing world of magnolias and find new trees for your landscape at The Morton Arboretum! Saturday, April 15, 2017, 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Protect your body from wear and tear so you can stay active in the garden for years to come at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, April 14, 2018, 1:00 to 3:00 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 26, 2018, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
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
Learn how to design and plant a rain garden for your home at The Morton Arboretum. (SOLD OUT) Thursday, May 16, 2019, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Join an Arboretum expert for a cup of hot cocoa and a winter stroll through the conifer collection. Section B has been MOVED from March 9 to MARCH 23, 2019 due to the forecast of high winds.
The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a day-long symposium entitled, ‘Perennials for a Changing Future.' Saturday,February 4, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration is closed!
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. THE 8:30 a.m. SECTION HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE 11:00 A.M. SECTION. Saturday, March 30, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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