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Backyard Chickens: 101

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

If you’ve ever dreamed of walking out to your own chicken coop and collecting fresh eggs for breakfast, this workshop will get you started. Learn the basics of starting up your own flock of egg-laying chickens, local regulations, coop types, best breeds, chick rearing, and basic daily care of your flock. We will also have a live chicken to teach...

Wednesday Mar 11th, 6pm - 8pm

Advanced Rejuvenated Jewelry

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

This class is for those students who have participated in Rejuvenated Jewelry and are ready to learn more techniques and explore many creative ideas. We create spectacular jewelry from vintage broken jewelry, watches, tin, and china. Bring your grandma’s jewelry box and collected treasures.  Prerequisite: Rejuvenated Jewelry or consent of...

Tuesday Mar 10th, 12pm - 2pm

  (8 sessions)
$274

8 sessions

Advanced Abstract Photography

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

Designed for the advanced photographer who wants to create a fine art portfolio, this class will walk you through the evolution of abstract photography.  Trace and study the art of abstract nature photography with projects based on art movements such as impressionism, expressionism, cubism, surrealism, dadaism, and minimalism.  Study the...

Thursday Mar 12th, 1pm - 4pm

  (7 sessions)
$499

7 sessions

Hands-on Cooking: Indian Breads

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

Layered with vegetables and butter, breads are the star of an Indian meal.  In this cooking class, make stuffed north Indian flat breads, known as paratha, such as aloo (potato), gobi (cauliflower), paneer (cottage cheese), palak (spinach), and lachha (layered) paratha.  Learn dough preparation and pairing options. Students will make fresh...

Friday Mar 13th, 6pm - 8:30pm

Pysanky: The Art of Egg Decorating

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

The art of pysanky has been practiced for more than 2,000 years. Learn about the history of this fascinating art form and make your own Ukrainian-inspired egg suitable for display. No experience necessary in order to unlock the mysteries of these beautiful and ornate eggs.

Saturday Mar 14th, 9am - 12pm

Demonstration Cooking: Air Fryer

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

Do you own an air fryer—the trendy new kitchen appliance—but are worried that you are not getting the most out of it? Learn techniques to make your favorite fried foods healthier as well as how to whip up tasty and quick family meals. Recipes from Epic Air Fryer will include breakfast, appetizers, main courses, and desserts.

Saturday Mar 14th, 9am - 11am

Soils: Where Are Your Roots?

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

One of the secrets to gardening success is an understanding of soils. Join Glenn Grosch for a detailed discussion of soils, including structure, fertilizers, understanding and managing pH, soil amendments, and water management. This course will also highlight proper horticultural techniques for a healthy soil ecosystem.

Saturday Mar 14th, 9:30am - 12pm

Mounting Orchids on Driftwood

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

Mounting orchids on driftwood is a beautiful and natural way to display the flowers. Learn techniques, watering requirements, and which plants to choose. Create your own project to enjoy all year long. Please bring gloves.

Saturday Mar 14th, 1pm - 3pm

Watercolor Floral Still Life

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

Paint in the studio from life to capture the freshness, colors, and beauty of selected flowers. Explore a looser, painterly fashion with emphasis on composition, color, and values. Still life allows you to achieve your desired outcome by controlling many of the external factors.  A supply list will be sent.

Saturday Mar 14th, 1pm - 4:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$449

5 sessions

Botanical Drawing 2

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

Continue to build your drawing skills with advanced graphite techniques, light and dark media on toned paper, and carbon dust.  Prerequisite: Botanical Drawing 1  ART requirement

Sunday Mar 15th, 1pm - 4pm

  (6 sessions)
$298

6 sessions

Hands-on Cooking: Irish Tea

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

Spend an afternoon at the hearth baking a variety of fair isle fare. Learn how to make two different kinds of scones, both sweet and savory. Featured recipes include smoked trout and cucumber toasts, date and bacon scones, Irish oatmeal, and maple scones, and Guinness stout cupcakes. Take home baked goods to share at your next afternoon tea.

Tuesday Mar 17th, 2pm - 4:30pm

Spring Bird Walk

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

Join bird expert Alan Anderson to explore the best spots in the Garden for locating late-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 Mar 18th, 7:30am - 9am

Backyard Chickens: Advanced Concepts

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

It’s not as hard as you might think to become an urban farmer. Explore advanced coop design, chicken behavior, nutrition, egg production and processing, licensing requirements, and solutions to common problems such as predators and grumpy neighbors.  Learn the difference between organic and conventional practices, pasture-raised and free-range,...

Wednesday Mar 18th, 6pm - 8pm

Forest Planting Workshop

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

Whether they are planted on a slab or in a container, forests are a great way to have instant impact with your bonsai. In this hands-on workshop we cover all aspects of design, planting, and after-care of your new forest. You can either bring your own trees and pots, or we will provide them for you for an additional fee of $69 A map will be sent with...

Wednesday Mar 18th, 6pm - 9pm

Backstage: Production Greenhouses

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

The Garden’s production department grows nearly a half-million plants every year. Join Tim Pollak for a behind-the-scenes tour through the Chicago Botanic Garden’s greenhouses and nursery. Be the first to see which spring annuals will appear in the 2019 annual display beds, hanging baskets, containers, and hanging hayracks. You will also get a...

Saturday Mar 21st, 9am - 11am

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