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The Orchid and the Pot

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

Join us for a discussion of orchid cultural requirements, focusing on the orchid root system and the importance of proper potting. Discover what makes a good potting mix, how to pot for different growing conditions and how to troubleshoot poor growth, a lack of flowers, and dying leaves. It’s all in the roots! A tour of the Orchid Show is includ...

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$40

Winter Plant ID

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Learn to identify plants without leaves or flowers. Explore the Schulenberg Prairie and adjacent woodlands to practice identifying native perennials and grasses in winter with a local expert. Notes: Includes winter hiking on dirt trails. Please dress for the weather. Limit 20 Recommended Text:  A Guide to Wildflowers in Winter – Herbaceous...

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$46

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Botanical Art Orchid Workshop

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

Learn about the orchid’s beautiful, unique, and diverse morphological features, flower structure, and habitat. Apply this botanical knowledge and artist instruction to accurately and strikingly depict live specimens in the media of your choice. You will explore the Orchid Show for inspiration.  A supply list will be sent. Prerequisites: Botanical...

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$449

3 sessions

How to Upcycle Your Used Christmas Tree

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

Not quite ready to let go of your Christmas tree after the holidays? In this demonstration workshop, learn how to upcycle your tree by breaking it down and creating beautiful containers or window boxes. You will also find out ways to use the branches to spruce up your flower beds in the winter months.

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$24

Design Your Own Garden

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

Do you ever wish you could design your own flower beds? With this class, you will learn design principles and understand how to use color. Make this the year your garden really pops.

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$37

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Wise Use of Medicinal Herbs

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

See, touch, smell, and taste common ways to use herbal preparations including dried, capsules, teas, decoctions, infusions, salves, tinctures, syrups, poultices, essential oils, and flower remedies/essences. Learn how “dis-ease” gradually builds and how to reverse it. Make four items for an herbal first-aid kit to take home and receive reference...

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$173.75

Cottage Garden Designs for the Midwest

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

Exuberant gardens overflowing with old-fashioned flowers come to mind when we think of cottage gardens. Shrub roses, foxgloves, poppies, forget-me-nots, hollyhocks, vegetables, and herbs all have a place. Discover bed and border designs and plant combinations that can help you get the look of an English-style cottage garden.

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$39

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Repurposed Container Workshop

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

The most unlikely items make the best home sweet home for flowers and plants. Learn how to upcycle by making unique and fabulous planters from items like galvanized metal containers, work boots, tackle boxes, baskets, crates, and tea cups. You will create and take home your own repurposed container, choosing from a variety of fun items and plants....

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$89

Plant ID Skills

at The Resiliency Institute - Naperville 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville, Illinois 60565

Learn plant id skills and basic botanical terminology to key out a plant or tree using field guides and have the language to describe what you’re observing. Plant specimens will be available to practice your new skills under the guidance of an experienced instructor.  Required Materials: Please bring a lupe (8x) magnifying glass, or something...

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$25

How to Prepare Herbarium Sheets

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

New! An herbarium is a collection of plant species preserved for scientific study. Understand general herbarium history, how herbarium sheets are used, their future importance, and different collecting approaches for a variety of plants. Collect, press, dry, and mount specimens during class.  Flower presses will be provided. A map will be...

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$131.25

2 sessions

Annuals and Biennials

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

Study more than 60 different deciduous flowering shrubs (and their cultivars and related species) suitable for commercial landscape and home garden use in the Chicago region.  During weekly slide lectures and Garden walks, the identification, cultural information, aesthetic qualities, and landscape uses of both common and more unusual shrubs...

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$399

13 sessions

Spring Botanicals in Colored Pencil (Ages 16+)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Spring brings bright and beautiful subjects for botanical drawing. Through careful study of various flowers, you will work your way from loose sketching to detailed colored pencil drawings. We will be covering essential pencil techniques such as layering and burnishing, as well as the basics of color mixing and composition. Required Materials: ...

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$195

5 sessions

Gardens of the Roaring Twenties

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

Home gardens in the 1920s celebrated and welcomed nature. Birdhouses, birdbaths, fish ponds, and rock gardens were the rage. Cottage-garden perennials, such as Canterbury bells, irises, foxglove, phlox, pyrethrum, coreopsis, hollyhocks, roses, columbine, and poppies were just some of the flowers that adorned the front and back gardens. Discover the...

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$39

Creating Colorful Combinations

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

Summer is just around the corner, and summer is the time for color. This class presents the many ways plants can be combined and mixed to enhance the color in your garden beds and container gardens. Learn how plants provide color not only from their flowers, but from foliage as well. Discover how to use the trendy black, gold, silver, variegated,...

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$39

Designing with Color, Texture and Form

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

Discover how to use three basic elements—color, texture, and form—to create a garden setting that is visually engaging. Discover colorful foliage and flowers from a wide palette of annuals, perennials, and shrubs that can light up a shade garden or enhance a sunny border.  Please bring a sack lunch.

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$99
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