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Gardening and Horticulture

Course List

  • Supplement your diet with fresh edibles grown in your home garden. Throughout this three-week online course, Kasey Eaves, owner of Vivant Gardening Services, will equip new gardeners with the knowledge needed to start growing vegetables and other edibles. Three Wednesdays, April 21, 28, and May 5, 2021, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Central
  • Find out how to care for the trees in your home landscape. Just like shrubs and perennials, trees need attention and care throughout the year. This no-nonsense class covers the essential knowledge every homeowner should have about their trees: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Central
  • Set your garden up for success with plants and design techniques that can withstand changing conditions. Four Fridays, April 30 through May 21, 2021, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Central
  • Grow healthy, abundant tomatoes this summer. Nothing compares to the flavor and freshness of a homegrown tomato. Saturday, May 8, 2021, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Central
  • Turn your small space into a productive, edible garden. This online class is perfect for condo, townhouse, or apartment dwellers. Saturday, May 15, 2021, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Central
  • Bring the prairie to your doorstep! Turn a corner of your home landscape into a pocket-size prairie. Wednesday and Friday, June 9 and 11, 2021, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central
  • Take a virtual stroll through the Arboretum's gardens with horticulturist Sharon Yiesla, and load up on practical tips and inspiration for this growing season. Thursday, May 13, Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Section B: Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Central
  • Learn to identify the common trees you see in local preserves or in your neighborhood in this self-guided online class from The Morton Arboretum. Access self-paced materials online within one hour of registration. Available for 60 days.
  • Get the botany basics you need to identify plants in this online, self-paced class. Whether you are a natural resources volunteer or specialist, gardener, naturalist, or artist this class provides the fundamentals you need to get started. Register now and start learning right away. Available for 60 days.