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Horticulture

These courses at the Regenstein School of the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois cover a wide range of gardening classes, including hands-on gardening, container gardening classes, vegetable gardening courses, backyard chicken raising classes, pruning workshops, shade gardening classes, perennial gardening courses, composting workshops, lawn care classes, bonsai classes, beekeeping classes, edible plants classes, herb gardening classes, organic gardening classes, orchids workshops, and houseplant workshops. Daytime classes, evening classes, and weekend classes make school available for all interested Chicago-area residents.

Composting

  • Start Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 1:00pm

Autumn Containers at the Garden

  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 10:00am
  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 6:30pm

Preparing Your Lawn for Fall

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:00am

Adult Education Open House

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 4:30pm

Peonies Rediscovered

  • Start Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 6:00pm

Introduction to Making Hard Apple Cider

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 9:00am

Backstage Pass: Secrets of the Garden Wall

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 1:30pm

English Trough Workshop

  • Start Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:00pm

Discover Ornamental Grasses

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am

Rooftop Garden Walk and Talk

  • Start Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 9:00am

The Magic of Minor Bulbs

  • Start Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:00am

Dish Garden Workshop

  • Start Date: Friday, September 30, 2016 - 1:00pm

Fantastic Perennials for Fall

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 1:00pm

Fall Annuals: Foliage & Flowers

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 6:30pm

Bulbs for Beginners

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 9:00am

How to Overwinter Tender Plants

  • Start Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:30pm

Plant Propagation Made Easy

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 9:30am

A View from the Great Dixter Vegetable Garden

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:00pm

Special Engagement with Aaron Berthelsen

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 12:00pm

Tomato Tarts and Blackberry Fools

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 2:00pm

Bonsai: Advanced

  • Start Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:00pm

Preparing Your Trees for Fall and Winter Storage

  • Start Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:00pm

Growing Herbs Indoors and Out

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:00am

Vegetable Gardens: Plan Now for Next Year's Harvest!

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 1:00pm

Preparing Roses for Winter

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:00am

Winter Tool Prep

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 11:00am

Fermentation Workshop

  • Start Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 1:00pm

Urban Composting

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 9:00am

Gardens in Winter

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 11:00am

Growing Salads Indoors

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 1:00pm

Snow Birds: Winter Care for Chickens

  • Start Date: Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 1:00pm

Holiday Lighting Techniques

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:00pm

Holiday Plants

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 9:00am

Hands-On Gardening-End of Season Pruning

  • Start Date: Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 1:00pm

Backstage Pass: Winter Floral Wonders

  • Start Date: Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 1:00pm

Plants From Cuttings

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 10:00am

Pine Workshop

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:00pm

Bonsai Specialty Series

  • Start Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:00pm

Holiday Dish Gardens

  • Start Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 6:30pm

Basic Pruning for Homeowners

  • Start Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 9:00am

Winter Containers at the Garden

  • Start Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:00am
  • Start Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 6:30pm

Juniper Workshop

  • Start Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm