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Growing Unusual and Uncommon Herbs

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle

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Lisle, Suburbs
4100 Illinois Rte 53
At Ginkgo Wy
Lisle, Illinois 60532
Venue: Cudahy Room
Fees include admission to the Arboretum
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Theresa Mieseler

What you'll learn in this horticulture class:

Go beyond the ordinary and add variety to your garden with unusual and interesting herbs. Besides favorites, such as basil, mint, rosemary, oregano, and thyme, there’s so much more to explore!

In this program, expert herb-grower and author Theresa Mieseler will:

  • Share the many reasons to grow herbs and explain where fragrances in plants come from
  • Discuss recommended uncommon and unique varieties
  • Enjoy sample recipes made from unique herbs
  • Give propagation advice
  • Share historical information and stories about herbs that will inspire you to be like-minded “herbies”

Theresa’s book, Beyond Rosemary, Basil, and Thyme, will be available for purchase and signing. Bring new scents and flavors into your garden and kitchen this spring!

School Notes: The registrars office is the one who confirms registrations ([email protected]). They respond to emails Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 4pm. If a student registers through Coursehorse on Friday evening for a Saturday class, we will not have a way to confirm them.

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Refund Policy

Refund requests must be submitted to the registrar by email ([email protected]) or by phone (630-719-2468) one full business day prior to the program start date. If the registration fee is $25.00 or more, the registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge. If the registration fee is less than $25.00, the registration fee will be refunded in full. 

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable within 24 hours the program’s start date. The Morton Arboretum cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations. 

Students will be issued a full refund in the event that The Morton Arboretum cancels a class for any reason.


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