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The Ins and Outs of Flash Photography

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

Using flash can lighten and brighten the subject, but using it incorrectly can distort the image or cause the dreaded red-eye. Learn where, when, and how to use flash indoors and outdoors. Bring your DSLR camera and an external flash, if you have one.

Wednesday Feb 12th, 9am - 12pm

  (3 sessions)
$224

3 sessions

Botany 1

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

Why, botanically speaking, is a tomato a fruit? What is the difference between a fern and a moss? Come join us in Botany 1 to learn the answers to these questions and more. We will explore the importance of plants to our lives; plant taxonomy and classification; and the life cycles, distinguishing features, and diversity of plants. Please Note: This...

Monday Mar 23rd, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$349

10 sessions

Trees and Shrubs with Winter Interest

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

Attractive and interesting landscapes are achievable during the long winter season. Colorful fruits and bark stand out in the gray skies, as do the branching habit and shape of plants. Learn about the trees and shrubs that add interesting form, color, and texture to the winter landscape. Dress for the weather.

Thursday Feb 13th, 9am - 11am

Chronicle of a Vegetable Garden

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

Experience a full season of a Chicago vegetable garden with the focus on what to do, why, and when. During the session, you will follow a successful home vegetable gardener from plant selection all the way through harvest (and everything in between). Join us for a great opportunity to sharpen existing gardening skills and, perhaps, learn some new ...

Saturday Mar 28th, 9:30am - 12pm

Valentine's Date Night: Terrarium

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

Celebrate Valentine’s Day by learning to create a beautiful glass jar terrarium from start to finish. A glass jar, an assortment of small indoor plants for a variety of light conditions, and other materials themed with Valentine’s Day colors will be provided to create your own miniature oasis to enjoy all year long.  Price is for two people,...

Friday Feb 14th, 6pm - 8pm

Date Night Meridian Therapy Workshop

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

Experience the art of touch, healing, and heartfelt communication through the act of partner meridian stretching and acupressure. Ancient Chinese medicine describes meridians as energetic pathways related to your organs. Meridians have distinct functions, assisting your body in organ communication, blood flow, lymphatic drainage, hormone regulation,...

Friday Feb 14th, 6pm - 8pm

Intermediate Digital Photography

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

Thoughtful processes are key steps in learning to identify, then capture, an impressive and artistic image as an intermediate photographer. Use lead lines, selective manual focus, and appropriate aperture settings to enhance your photos. Prerequisite: Beginning Digital Photography or the consent of the instructor. 

Saturday Feb 15th, 9am - 12pm

  (6 sessions)
$437

6 sessions

Succulents 101

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

Do you think you lack a green thumb? Do you have trouble keeping plants alive? Justin Schmitz will introduce you to the captivating world of succulents.  He will discuss the needs and care techniques of common succulents and cactus, explain what succulence in plants really means, and give other examples of low-maintenance arid plants.

Saturday Feb 15th, 12pm - 2pm

Fruit Tree Pruning Techniques

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

Pruning and training can be intimidating, but with a little preparation, this rewarding winter activity will make your trees healthy and strong, and thus, more productive. You will learn about apples, pears, and cherries and other stone fruits that thrive in the Midwest. Both organic and conventional care will be addressed so you can grow the kind...

Sunday Feb 16th, 9am - 11am

Hands-on Cooking: Beautifully Bitter

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

Bitter flavors require delicate techniques to showcase their full potential. Explore the best way to use sharp flavors in the following recipes: pear-topped toast with honey-tahini ricotta, mustard greens with ginger and cilantro, beef and butternut squash chile colorado, chicken schnitzel with grapefruit-celery slaw, and matcha biscotti with bittersweet...

Sunday Feb 16th, 4pm - 6:30pm

Hands-On Cooking: Eggs

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

Successful egg cookery involves finesse and delicacy. Master a variety of techniques in this cooking class: poaching, making soufflé, using a ricer (for finely textured egg salad), simmering hollandaise sauce, and timing of soft- and hard-boiled eggs. You’ll enjoy eggs Sardou, farmhouse egg salad, zucchini frittata, and mango polenta soufflé.

Saturday Mar 7th, 10am - 12:30pm

Front Yard Design

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

Learn the basics of front yard landscape design by demonstrating how proper planting design can change the way you use and view your property. Your design should respond to your home’s architecture and be aesthetically pleasing. Topics include proper plant types and spacing, focusing and screening views, and creating curb appeal.

Tuesday Feb 18th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Winter Bird Walk

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

Join bird expert Alan Anderson to explore the Garden in its winter glory. Discover our winter bird residents and the early migrants of spring. Each walk is approximately one to two hours long. Dress for the weather, and bring binoculars and a field guide, if you have one.

Wednesday Feb 19th, 7:30am - 9am

Stress Reduction Movement and Practice

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

Experience a soothing blend of movement, mindfulness, and stress reduction techniques designed to support your body’s innate self-healing ability. Guided practice will help calm your mind and body, while giving you tools to manage stress at home and work. Open to all levels of fitness and ability.

Saturday Feb 22nd, 9:30am - 10:30am

  (5 sessions)
$99

5 sessions

Poisonous Mushrooms of Illinois

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

Along with the many edible mushrooms dotting our Illinois landscape, our woodlands, flood plains, ravine communities, and even our own backyards often contain poisonous mushrooms. Get introduced not only to mushrooms that can make you very sick and those that are deadly, but also to the various toxins these mushrooms contain.

Saturday Feb 22nd, 11am - 1pm

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