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Family Friendly Edible Gardening

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Start an edible garden and make it fun for the whole family. Gardening with your kids or grandkids will help forge deeper connections to each other, to your family’s health, to our food sources, and to the planet.  Get tips on how to engage your family in gardening through ownership, responsibility, and of course, having fun. Learn how and...

Saturday Jun 30th, 9am

Terrarium Workshop

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Come and join us and learn how to create you own Terrarium! You will learn how a terrarium works! How these self-contained ecosystems survive so well on their own and how to look after them. We will help you guys to get your hands in there and build your own! We will supply you with all the plants you need and an arrangement of pebbles and...

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Gardening Techniques: Session D

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Students will be introduced to professional gardening through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. Focus is on acquiring solid gardening skills, learning about a variety of techniques, and developing the ability to determine best practices. Topics range from plant selection to the identification and control of weeds and other horticultural...

$312

6 sessions

Saturday Jun 30th, 8am

Terrarium Workshop: Cactus and Succulents

at Color Cocktail Factory - Pilsen
917 W 18th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Come and join us and learn how to create you own Terrarium! You will learn how a terrarium works! How these self-contained ecosystems survive so well on their own and how to look after them. We will help you guys to get your hands in there and build your own! We will supply you with all the plants you need and an arrangement of pebbles and...

Vermicomposting

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Let the worms do the work. Turn your food residue into a nutrient rich amendment for all your plantings, both indoors and outdoors. In this class, you will learn how to do vermiculture (composting with worms) in your own home. It’s a simple and efficient way to turn your kitchen waste into an outstanding amendment for your soil or anything you may...

Wednesday Jun 20th, 6pm

Landscape Lighting

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Outdoor lighting used to be solely functional to illuminate walkways and offer security overnight, but now outdoor lighting is used to enhance garden areas and create a whole new garden landscape in the evenings.  Uplighting sculptural trees, enhancing water features with subtle lighting, and highlighting architectural garden features like stone...

Thursday Jun 21st, 6pm

Hands-on Gardening: Mulching and Edging

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Improper mulching can do far more harm to plants than not mulching at all. Learn how much mulch is enough, where to spread it, and the best material to use, as well as how to edge your garden for a professional look.

Saturday Jun 30th, 1pm

Delightful Daisies

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

The first flower people learn to draw is often a circular disc with rays of petals surrounding it. That is because the most recognizable blooms are that of the daisy family (Asteraceae). These beloved composites include perennials like asters, black-eyed Susan’s, coneflowers, chrysanthemums, and sunflowers. Prized by pollinators and great for gardeners,...

Saturday Jul 14th, 11am

Splitting a Beehive Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn how to split your beehive to make nucleus colonies or more honey-production hives. There will be a live demonstration of splitting a hive. All participants are required to bring their own bee suit.  There will not be extra suits available at the class.

Saturday Jun 23rd, 12pm

How to Build a Beehive

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

In this live demonstration class, learn how to make and assemble boxes and other various hive equipment. Wil will go over different cuts, how to source materials, and how to prepare recycled sources. Ear protection will be provided.

Saturday Jun 23rd, 4pm

Budburst Nativars Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

When choosing plants for your pollinator garden from the many cultivars of native species, have you wondered whether these “Nativars” provide those same pollinator benefits as true natives? Chicago Botanic Garden scientists have the same question.   In this 2-hour session, you’ll learn how you can get involved in the Budburst Nativars...

Reading Your Beehive

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Going through your beehive can be confusing if you don't know what you are looking for. Join Wil Pilipauskas to learn how to inspect a colony and tell what’s happening, how to find the queen, and how to identify many other things going on in a beehive.  All participants are required to bring their own bee-suit. No extra suits will be available...

Saturday Jun 23rd, 8:30am

Designing with Edibles

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

We will discuss a variety of innovative ways to incorporate edible plants into your home landscape. Course Description: Make your growing space colorful, attractive, and productive. These include maximizing visual impact in all kinds of growing spaces such as in-ground beds, raised beds, containers, pathways, arbors, and vertical plantings. We will...

Saturday Jun 23rd, 9am

Tropical Bonsai Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Summer is the best time to work on your tropical bonsai trees. This comprehensive workshop will cover all aspects of tropical tree care, styles, grafting, air layering, and soil types. Bring your trees in for critique, styling, and repotting, and set a course for the future of your bonsai tree.

Wednesday Jul 18th, 6pm

Succulent Wreath

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Create a living wreath of succulent plants for your home or outdoors. You will fill a wire wreath frame with moss complete with succulent cuttings that root in the wreath. This will be a small but full wreath that can be used as a tabletop arrangement or as an outdoor decoration for a door or fence and will last for years, given proper care. Please...

Tuesday Jun 26th, 6:30pm

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