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Learn how to grow your own vegetables and maintain a beautiful garden in the city of Chicago with classes on urban gardening, container gardening, and sustainable gardening practices.

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Seasonal Perennial Plant Walk

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Join us for a refreshing morning stroll and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of perennial plants. Each month unveils a new chapter of seasonal wonders, from vibrant foliage to blooming flowers and seed formations. Embrace the ever-changing beauty of nature and come prepared to explore in any weather.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$30
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Ground Covers and Vines

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Delve into the diverse realm of ground covers and vines, discovering their ornamental qualities and cultural characteristics. Expand your botanical knowledge as you explore nearly 60 species, from common English ivy to lesser-known cultivars like clematis and coral-bells. Learn essential identification techniques and cultivation practices to enhance your garden with these versatile climbers and spreaders.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$400

13 sessions

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Staghorn Fern Workshop

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Learn how to create stunning and unique home decor with the Staghorn Fern Workshop. Discover the art of mounting staghorn ferns onto rustic wooden boards, mimicking reindeer antlers, for a festive touch. Leave with a beautiful mount and the knowledge to care for your creation for years to come.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$99
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Design with Color for Lasting Impact

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Enhance your landscape design with strategic color choices for year-round visual interest. Learn to select and place trees, shrubs, and perennials that provide continuous bloom and color throughout each season. Gain insights into evolving plant palettes and how to incorporate them into your designs. The class includes a garden walk, so dress for the weather.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$75
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+750 pts
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Nature, Garden, and Art

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Join us for three days of creative exploration in Nature, Garden, and Art for PreK-Grade 12! Combine nature and gardening with art by making fairy gardens, floral arrangements, and aromatic creations. Investigate plant needs, learn about their scents, and create beautiful garden decorations to enhance your schoolyard.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$90
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+900 pts
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Moon Garden Plant Walk

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Discover the hidden beauty of gardens at night and learn how to incorporate night-blooming plants into your own garden. Join us for an enchanting evening walk where you might even witness the fascinating world of night pollinators in action.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$37
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+370 pts
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Foraging for Flowers at Northwind

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Embark on a floral adventure at Northwind Perennial Farm and immerse yourself in the art of foraged flowers. Join us for a captivating walk, gathering blooms, branches, and seedheads from the historic grounds. Learn to craft breathtaking floral arrangements using these found treasures and take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque gardens and rustic outbuildings.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$74
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+740 pts
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Exploring East and West

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Embark on a cultural journey through the Malott Japanese Garden and Thomas English Walled Garden. Explore how different cultures have influenced these serene spaces and gain insights into leading mindfulness activities and plant comparisons for educational purposes. Leave with inspiration and a plant to enhance your classroom experience.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$30
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Native Gardens

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Explore Illinois' prairie and woodland ecosystems in the Native Plant Garden. Engage in hands-on activities delving into plant identification, biodiversity, and ecological interactions. Leave with a native plant to enhance your school or home garden, and discover opportunities to enrich your class experience on a self-guided field trip.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$30
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+300 pts
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Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Embark on a journey through the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden and unlock the secrets of plants we eat. Explore interactive ways to teach science concepts like plant parts, life cycles, and pollination while delving into plant relationships. Take home easy-to-grow fruit and vegetable plants, and discover how to enhance your classroom experience on a self-guided field trip at the Garden through this workshop.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$30
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Heritage Garden

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Immerse yourself in the richness of plant diversity at the Heritage Garden. Discover how to utilize this space to compare plant characteristics across various families and explore flora from around the globe. Join us for this workshop or other garden-themed sessions to enhance your class experience on a self-guided field trip at the Garden.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$30
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+300 pts
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Sensory Gardens

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Embark on a sensory journey through the enchanting Sensory and Buehler Enabling Gardens. Discover innovative ways to engage students in mindfulness activities and enhance their observation skills using all their senses. Take home sensory plants to enrich your school or home garden and explore adaptable activities suitable for learners of all ages.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$30
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+300 pts
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Prairie Walk & Talk

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Embark on a journey through our Native Shoreline and Dixon Prairie led by a knowledgeable horticulturist. Explore hidden corners, discover Illinois native plants, and uncover the intricate relationships between flora and wildlife. Come prepared to immerse yourself in nature's wonders—dress appropriately for an enriching outdoor experience.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$30
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+300 pts
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Fall Garden Care

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Master essential fall garden care techniques to nurture healthy plants year-round. Gain insights into proper maintenance for lawns, trees, shrubs, and perennials, including fertilizing, mulching, pruning, and protection from elements. Receive expert guidance on fall planting strategies for woody plants and spring-flowering bulbs.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$40
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+400 pts
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Creating a Garden Sanctuary

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Learn to transform your garden into a sanctuary for insects, birds, and urban wildlife. Join Jeff Epping as he shares his journey of converting a typical suburban lawn into a vibrant, low-maintenance, no-lawn garden teeming with life. Discover how to create beautiful, sustainable habitats that support biodiversity in your own backyard.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$40
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+400 pts
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Gravel Gardens for our Changing Climate

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Discover sustainable gardening practices for a changing climate with gravel gardens. Learn how to replace conventional lawn and high-maintenance beds with low-water, chemical-free alternatives that support biodiversity and require minimal upkeep. Join us for a Garden walk and explore how gravel gardens can offer vibrant color, pollinator habitat, and significant savings in time and resources.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$40
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+400 pts
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Plant Health 2

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Chicago, IL

Delve deeper into plant health with an immersive exploration of pests, diseases, and management strategies. Enhance your knowledge through in-depth Garden walks, focusing on pest identification, monitoring, and effective control methods. Build upon prerequisite foundations in botany as you design comprehensive plant health care programs, equipped with essential skills in site assessment, soil testing, fertilization, and pesticide understanding.

(129) Intermediate 18 and older
$562

12 sessions

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+5620 pts
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Build Your Own Topiary Workshop

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, IL

Unlock the artistry of crafting your own living topiary masterpiece. Dive into the process of shaping wire frames and filling them with vibrant plants, from annuals to herbs. Explore topiary care techniques as you sculpt your chosen design, whether it's a whimsical birdhouse, elegant wreath, or charming toadstool, and leave equipped to nurture your creation to life.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$112
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+1120 pts
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Expressive Pen & Ink

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Unlock your creativity with Expressive Pen & Ink, pushing the boundaries of traditional techniques to new heights. Dive into a world of colored ink, washes, and mixed media possibilities, guided by experimentation and encouragement. Immerse yourself in outdoor inspiration from the gardens as you share techniques, learn from demonstrations, and expand your artistic repertoire.

(129) Intermediate 18 and older
$449

6 sessions

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+4490 pts
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Introduction to Beekeeping

Chicago Botanic Garden @ 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, IL

Discover the fundamentals of beekeeping and embark on your journey as a beekeeper. From assembling equipment to locating the queen and managing seasonal tasks, this comprehensive workshop equips you with the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to nurture a thriving hive. Join us prepared with your own bee suit for an immersive learning experience in the fascinating world of beekeeping.

(129) All levels 18 and older
$99
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+990 pts
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