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Horticulture

These courses cover a wide range of gardening topics, including hands-on gardening, container gardening, vegetable gardening, backyard chicken raising, pruning, shade gardening, perennial gardening, composting, lawn care, bonsai, beekeeping, edible plants, herb gardening, organic gardening, orchids, and houseplants. Daytime classes, evening classes, and weekend classes make school available for all interested Chicago-area residents.

Hands-on Gardening: Mulching and Edging

  • Start Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 8:00am

Native Plant Primer

  • Start Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:00am

The Organic Vegetable Garden in Autumn

  • Start Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:30am

Preparing Your Trees for Fall and Winter Storage

  • Start Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 6:00pm

Fall Garden Care

  • Start Date: Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 1:00pm

Autumn Containers at the Garden

  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 10:00am
  • Start Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 6:30pm

Preparing Your Lawn for Fall

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am

Organic Lawn Care

  • Start Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 9:00am

Shrub Selection Basics

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 9:30am

Backstage Pass: Secrets of the Garden Wall

  • Start Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 1:30pm

The Sustainable Garden

  • Start Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 1:00pm

Winter Containers at the Garden

  • Start Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:00am
  • Start Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 6:30pm