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Introduction to Professional Practice

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

Gain a working understanding of the initial phases of a landscape design project. Learn to begin and carry the project through conceptual design, including site measurements, base maps, site analysis, programming, functional use diagrams, conceptual design plans, and preliminary cost estimates.  Prerequisite: Graphics should be completed or...

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$599

13 sessions

Garden Design Implementation

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

You have the design; you have the client; you have the funding—now what? Lectures will focus on the steps necessary to carry a project from a finished design through to a built landscape. Course projects will include the preparation of construction details and documents, technical specifications, and cost estimates.  Prerequisites: Graphics...

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$562

10 sessions

Pine Bonsai Workshop

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

This class is going to focus on pine care, soil type, feeding, needle pruning, de-candling, wiring of trees and more! Bring in your pines to work on after an in-depth presentation on care.

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$53

Houseplants 101

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

Learn to select the right plant for a particular indoor space and how to determine ideal lighting levels. Explore correct watering principles and know when to repot and prune your houseplants. Featured plants include Phalaenopsis orchids, bonsai, terrariums, and air plants.

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$40

Bring Your Own Bonsai Tree Workshop

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

Bonsai trees require constant maintenance and attention to thrive. You will learn skills to critique and care for your tree that will set a foundation for a long-lived, healthy tree.  A map and driving directions will be sent with your confirmation. Required Material: Bring your own tree that needs work and evaluation to this workshop.

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$53

Hands-on Cooking: Delhi Date Night

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

 Enjoy a romantic evening learning about Indian culture and cuisine. Start with vodka gol gappas, a street-food snack.  Featured recipes include: full-course Indian dinner including vegetarian curry butter chicken yogurt dip peas pulao Naan and dessert complete the meal adventure Alcohol will be served at this class; participants...

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$224

Hands-on Cooking: Indian High Tea

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

Learn to make mouthwatering Indian street food and chai tea in this cooking class, featuring vegetarian snack recipes that are perfect for parties.  Make a delicious platter of vegetable pakoras: tomatoes, onions, mushrooms, and spinach dipped in gram (chickpea) flour to make crunchy fritters. Complete the party spread with masala chai, a must-have...

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$75

Charming Bungalow Garden Design

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

Bungalows and Arts and Crafts-inspired houses are typically charming smaller homes found in cities and suburbs across the country. These popular style homes are appealing because they were often designed to be in harmony with nature and outdoor living. Discover how plants, hardscape, and other elements can enhance your own bungalow garden.

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$40

Introduction to Beekeeping

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

Learn all the basics needed to start keeping bees. This includes what to expect, how to put together equipment, how to get bees in your hive, finding the queen, feeding, what to look for after the bees are installed, and seasonal chores.

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$72

Birds in the Garden

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

Creating and enjoying a bird oasis connects us to nature and helps sustain bird populations. A small Chicago bird garden is showcased to illustrate how to attract more than 100 bird species.  Tips include landscape enhancements, practices, and plant selection, with an emphasis on natives/nativars. Learn about migration, species diversity, habitat,...

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$40

Holiday Willow Workshop: Reindeer

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

Create either a charming rustic reindeer or a holiday tree of willow. The reindeer is 4 to 5 feet from hooves to the tips of antlers. The holiday tree is 5 to 6 feet tall, and can be decorated with twinkly lights and more for the holidays, and then used as a vine support for the summer. Please bring a hammer, hand pruners, and work gloves. No experience...

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$90

Fresh Evergreen Garland Workshop

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

Create a centerpiece garland for your holiday table from fresh evergreens, berries, and floral and seasonal elements. Your garland can be up to 4 feet long and you will learn several ideas for styling your holiday table using candles in a variety of sizes. The garland can also be used to adorn a fireplace mantel.

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$162

John Pastoriza-Pinol Watercolor Workshop

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

John Pastoriza-Pinol, an award-winning botanical artist with a doctorate in botany from the University of Vigo, Spain, is coming from Australia to teach a three-day workshop. Learn a technique for achieving the intricacies of fine detail in your paintings. Properly protecting those critical edges in your drawing before laying down your watercolor...

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$449

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

Pop-Up Paper Holiday Card Workshop

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

Get ready for the holidays! Create three lovely botanical pop-up cards, each featuring a seasonal favorite: poinsettia, mistletoe, and an evergreen wreath.  Beginners are welcome, but some of the structures can be challenging if you are new to paper craft. All tools are supplied.

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$75
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