Adult Programs

Midwest Perennial Plant Symposium (in person or online)

The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a gardening symposium with the best writers and most knowledgeable experts in the business.
Registration closes Monday, January 31, 2022

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The Perennial Plant Association and The Morton Arboretum are teaming up to offer a gardening symposium with the best writers and most knowledgeable experts in the business.

Join these industry-leading professionals online as they talk about their favorite plants and the gardens they’ve found most inspirational. Horticulture professionals and garden enthusiasts can meet well-known authors, discover great plants, share ideas with other gardeners, and get inspiration for the 2022  growing season. 

There are two ways to participate in this exciting event. The event will be held live on the scenic grounds of The Morton Arboretum, in the beautiful Thornhill Education Center (in-person seats are limited), or you can join online from the comfort of your home. 

Please add education@mortonarb.org to your address book. You will receive an email from this address with important information about the program.

You can register to participate in this program either in-person at the Arboretum (seats are limited) OR to participate online. Registration closes on February 2, 2022.  All registrations are final five days before the program, on Monday, January 31, 2022; no refunds will be available after this date.

Section A: In-person. Limit 70.

  • If attending in person, admission to the Arboretum is included in your registration.  A separate timed entry ticket is not required. 
  • Morning coffee and a boxed lunch are included in the registration fee.
  • Participants attending in-person are required to abide by the Arboretum’s precautions for COVID-19 safety.  Face masks are required in all Arboretum buildings.  If you are sick or have been in contact with someone who has been sick, please do not attend in person – a link to join online will be provided. 

Section B: Online. Limit 500.

  • If attending online, access information for the program will be provided to all registrants by email. Registrants should click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time. 
  • Online participants will need access to the internet via a computer or mobile device (viewing on a computer is recommended for the best experience)

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