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Common Weed Identification and Control

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Weeds are a common problem in every landscape lawn and garden. Their control depends on correct identification. In this class, we will learn to identify common weeds and the control options available.

No upcoming schedules
$75

Composition (Online)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Composition is the all-important arrangement of visual elements that contributes to a successful work of art. Discover the components of fine botanical composition in this online class with students of all levels. You will also explore design and execution to enhance your artwork.  This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations...

Saturday May 9th, 9am - 12pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$349

6 sessions

Introduction to Bird-Watching

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

If you want to become a birder, join this class to learn the basics. On Thursday, you will learn about binoculars, how to use a field guide, and the field marks used to identify common birds of the Chicago area. During the Saturday bird walk, try out your newly acquired skills. Bring binoculars if you have them. The first session of this class will...

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$79

2 sessions

Historic and Amazing Trees of America

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

The various landscapes of the United States—mountains, deserts, forests, swamps, and even the White House lawn—are often defined by their trees.  You will learn about some of the most famous trees in our country and about the role U.S. presidents have played in establishing our national parks to protect these natural resources. Note: This...

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$20

Photoshop 2

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

This advanced class will further your knowledge of selections and layers, allowing for photo enhancement and manipulation. Projects include black-and-white with color accents, old photo restoration, and abstract art creation.  Requirements for the course are a laptop computer with a current version of Adobe Photoshop installed and a digital...

Monday May 4th, 1pm - 3:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$374

6 sessions

iPhone Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

There are hundreds of photography apps available for iPhones, and many have similar features. Explore some of the better-known apps along with instruction on use for nature photography.  We will go over the basics of iPhone photography along with fieldwork. Examine the photos taken during class and learn how to enhance, manipulate, or alter...

Friday Apr 17th, 10am - 12pm Central Time

  (3 sessions)
$124

3 sessions

Lines, Curves, and Symbols

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Online and Onsite Hybrid Landscape architects, landscape designers, and gardeners often use a graphic palette and symbols to produce a master landscape plan that conveys their ideas. Enhance your plan-development skills and dive into more detail with drafting, lettering, and freehand drawing when preparing a document for client presentation. A supply...

No upcoming schedules
$249

3 sessions

The Organic Vegetable Garden in Spring

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn about early-season vegetables that thrive in cool spring temperatures. Discuss and practice early-season bed preparation, seed sowing, and harvesting techniques. This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. Registered students will receive login instructions one day in...

Saturday Apr 4th, 9am - 11am Central Time

Hawaiian Plants

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Explore native tropical fauna, indigenous peoples, and how culture is tied to horticulture. Take a glimpse into the ancient Hawaiian way of life by touching on topics such as island biology, native agriculture systems, Hawaiian legends, and the importance of plants to the native Hawaiian’s culture.  This class will be taught online via Zoom....

Saturday Mar 21st, 11am - 1pm Central Time

Gardening Techniques: Session C

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn tips and techniques used by professional gardeners through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. Acquire solid gardening skills, learn a variety of techniques, and determine best management practices in the field of horticulture.  Gain applicable skills in plant selection, spring assessment and planning, spring perennials and...

Saturday Mar 21st, 10:30am - 1:30pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$312

6 sessions

Composition in Landscape Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Composition is the arrangement of pattern, symmetry, texture, depth of field, and lines. Each week, you will learn ways to include each of these elements. Each class is devoted to one of the elements in depth. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. This class will be taught online via Zoom. Registered students...

No upcoming schedules
$374

5 sessions

Nature & Landscape Portfolio B (Online)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Examine the compositional techniques of today’s contemporary nature and landscape photographers to help you find your photographic voice. Apply these ideas to your work through weekly class projects. Display your photographic vision through a portfolio created during the workshop.  This course is designed for intermediate photographers....

Sunday Mar 8th, 12pm - 3pm Central Time

  (6 sessions)
$436

6 sessions

Drawing as Meditation

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Practice drawing and color techniques as a form of meditation. Slow down the art-making process, creating a peaceful and healing experience. Use intuition to connect to natural, creative forces. Through this meditative practice, enjoy calming, observational drawing of plants or flowers from your own home. Explore using tone and color to create a serene...

Saturday Mar 7th, 9:30am - 12pm Central Time

  (2 sessions)
$99

2 sessions

Mindful Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Many of the great masters talk about photography as awareness of the present moment in which we forget ourselves. We let go of goals, desires, expectations, techniques, and anxieties to more fully immerse ourselves into the experience of seeing.  You will gain a new perspective through meditative photo exercises, discussions, and weekly reviews....

No upcoming schedules
$479

4 sessions

Backyard Design

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn to create an enjoyable backyard space that is functional and fun. Explore the design and development of dining and entertaining areas (such as decks and patios), children’s play spaces, and outdoor storage and utility areas. Learn how to screen and focus views to create a sense of enclosure for private areas with comfort and security. This...

Tuesday Feb 25th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time

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