Five local gardening experts share their knowledge on Saturdays beginning February 18 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., in person at The Morton Arboretum.
Growing Naturally: A Roadmap to Sustainable Edible Garden Design
Learn to garden in ways that work with nature rather than against it. In this workshop, led by experts from Sustain DuPage, participants will walk through the gardening year, from early planning and garden design to putting your garden to rest, all through the lens of sustainability.
Saturday, February 18, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Seed Starting for the Edible Garden
Learn how to start vegetables from seed in this hands-on workshop. Discover techniques and benefits of growing your vegetables from seeds. Explore lighting, soil types, containers, sowing schedules, and plant selection with a gardening expert.
Saturday, February 25, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Growing Edible Native Plants
Through storytelling and recipes, presenter Gina Roxas, a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation and a medicinal garden manager, will invite plant lovers to consider native plants differently when planning their next garden.
Saturday, March 4, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.