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The first step in any disease-management program is proper identification of the problem. Learn to identify both infectious and non-infectious diseases that attack many landscape plants. Through a lecture and Garden walk, explore several disease problem and discuss control options. Dress for the weather.
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Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022 Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
The Learning Center is located in the Regenstein Learning Campus. (a five-minute walk from the parking lot).
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The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...
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Want to turn your apartment into a jungle? In this class you will learn the basics of “right plant, right place” to keep your plants happy and thriving! Plant care essentials such as watering and weekly care will be discussed along with a potting demo and plenty of Q&A time to address your specific questions. Participants will receive an email...
Thursday Nov 12th, 5:30pm - 7:15pm Eastern Time
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...
Friday Oct 9th, 9am - 11am Central Time
This session will focus on fungal decay diseases, prevalent in the damp fall season, that affect many of our native tree species in the Pacific Northwest. Recognition of decay pathogens is essential when assessing tree health and structure. This session will focus on fungal decay diseases, prevalent in the damp fall season, that affect many of our...
Wednesday Oct 14th, 1pm - 2:45pm Pacific Time
Saturday Oct 17th, 10am - 12pm Central Time
A level two plant parenting class. Exploring techniques for the long term care and maintenance of houseplants. Have some plant game but want to learn more? If you’ve mastered the basics and want to gain a deeper understanding of long term plant care health, using techniques such as fertilizing, pruning, pest control, propagation and other “level...
Wednesday Oct 28th, 5:30pm - 7:15pm Eastern Time
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...
Saturday Nov 7th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm Central Time
Sunday Oct 4th, 11am - 2pm Central Time
Rediscover this wonderful, easy-to-grow perennial with the fragrance that takes you back to grandma’s garden. Discuss and demonstrate division, proper planting depth, and other cultural techniques for herbaceous and tree peonies. You will receive a bare root peony for your garden.
Tuesday Oct 13th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time
To cut or not to cut your woody plants? What you cut today affects what the plant will look like and how well it will grow for years to come. After a brief indoor introduction, you will have the opportunity to prune small woody plants. A portion of the class will consist of outdoor demonstration and practice. Dress for the weather.
Saturday Oct 17th, 11:30am - 1:30pm Central Time
Many perennial plants need pruning before winter hits. Learn which plants to cut back and the best methods and tools. After a brief indoor introduction, head outside for a hands-on demonstration. A portion of the class will consist of outdoor demonstration and practice. Dress for the weather and bring gloves.
Wednesday Oct 21st, 10am - 11am Central Time
Do you wish that your outdoor holiday lights could be spectacular? Explore techniques to decorate trees and shrubs with lights. Learn to estimate equipment and time, install the lights, and maintain a beautiful show. A portion of the class will consist of outdoor demonstration. Dress for the weather.
Tuesday Nov 10th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time
To add a breath of spring to your home this winter, discover proper techniques for forcing bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, and minor bulbs. You will learn to choose varieties that are good performers and to combine them in one pot for a mini-garden effect. You will then pot up some bulbs to take home.
Saturday Nov 14th, 9am - 11am Central Time
The shiitake is an edible mushroom native to East Asia that is used in many dishes across the world. Explore the history and various methods of shiitake mushroom cultivation. You will create and leave with your own inoculated oak log that will produce shiitake mushrooms for years to come.
Saturday Nov 14th, 12pm - 2pm Central Time
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