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Holiday Calligraphy Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Adorn the holidays with the beautiful, personal touch of calligraphy. Create beautiful holiday cards, gift tags, place cards, and thank-you notes. Learn to embellish your notes with such simple holiday motifs as holly, wreaths, and candles. A supply list will be sent. Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations...

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$199

4 sessions

Juniper Bonsai Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Juniper bonsai require unique care including soil type, feeding, pruning, and wiring. Learn the seasonal work and general care for one of the most common bonsai species used.  Note: All registrations must be submitted online 2 days before your class starts. This class will be taught online via Zoom.  Registered students will receive...

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$53

Photography Techniques: Proper Lenses

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn the differences among focal lengths of lenses and how to select the appropriate lens for each particular subject.  Other topics include matching the lens to the light level, depth of field, and how to obtain maximum image sharpness, as well as using the hyperfocal length setting with manual focus.  Note: This class will be taught...

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$72

Where Do Plant Names Come From

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Our binomial system for plant names is a terrific system. Who decides on the name? Why do some names change? What's up with trademarks and patents?  Take this class and get your plant name questions answered. Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. ...

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$40

Photographing Intimate Landscapes

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Taking an intimate point of view—smaller than distant horizons, larger than macro—lets you bring patterns, contrasts, layers, abstraction, and new meaning into your images. In this intermediate-level class, use traditional and creative approaches to find beauty in smaller-scale scenes from nature and daily life.  A digital SLR or mirrorless...

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$374

6 sessions

Bulbs for Beginners

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Flowering bulbs provide vivid color after the doldrums of winter. Learn to select and grow bulbs to enhance your garden. Discuss season-extending bulb design and how to interplant with perennials and shrubs for a spectacular display. Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations must be submitted online two days before...

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$40

The Magic of Minor Bulbs

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Minor bulbs are among the most useful groups of bulbs because they are excellent in naturalistic gardens and in ground cover plantings, and they provide a blanket of color amid emerging perennials in early spring. You will explore many varieties including those that are deer resistant. Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations...

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$40

Preparing Bonsai for Storage

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Prepare your bonsai trees for the fall and winter seasons. Proper feeding, pruning, and winter storage options for both temperate and tropical bonsai will be covered. 

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$52.50

Pen and Ink 1

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Examine pen-and-ink drawing with the study of natural botanical forms and shapes. You will acquire valuable techniques including stipple, cross-hatching, contour-line, and combinations. Achieve successful execution of black-and-white elements to create value, tone, and texture such as leaf venation, stem texture, and shading. You will create positive...

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$298

6 sessions

Shade Gardening Basics

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Do you have shade in your garden? With the correct knowledge, the challenges of shade gardening can be overcome. Learn what to look for when selecting plants beyond hosta and how to evaluate the shade in your garden to manage it successfully. Turn your shade into a garden asset!

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$40

Fruit Trees for the Beginner

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

What a sweet reward it is to walk outside, reach up, and pick one of your own homegrown fruits. This class will cover the basics on planting and maintaining fruit trees. Different varieties, site selection, preparation, proper planting, yearly maintenance, and integrated pest management will be discussed. This class will be taught online via Zoom....

Saturday Mar 23rd, 9:30am - 12pm Central Time

Holiday Cookies: Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Join your Garden friends for a new twist on this holiday favorite class. Participants will make, bake, and decorate their own cookies. This class will have a spice-sniffing component and participants may opt to purchase an ingredient package to be sent to you ahead of time. This 60-minute online program is for ages 4 to 10 with an adult, featuring...

Tuesday Dec 11th, 2pm - 4pm Central Time

Dwarf Plants for Small Spaces

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

With smaller spaces for landscape plants, there is a need for smaller plants. This class will cover both conifers and deciduous plants that are suitable for small landscapes and rooftop gardens.  Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom.  All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts.  Registered...

Tuesday Nov 13th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time

Columnar Trees for Small Landscapes

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

As landscapes become smaller, the need for large shade is reduced. Most species of trees have cultivars that were developed to be narrow to meet the needs of the small-space garden.  Learn what characteristics make this group of specialized trees so popular and how to include them in your next design.  Note: This class will be taught online...

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$64

Designing Thematic Garden Styles: Formal, Traditional

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Designing a garden often goes beyond deciding which plants to use and the type of function it serves. When finding inspiration for a design theme, a landscape design should complement the home architecture—whether formal, traditional, or modern—to ensure the style planned is conducive to its setting. You will explore these themes in greater depth...

Tuesday Jun 6th, 6pm - 9pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$199

3 sessions

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