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Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
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Venue: Plant Science Lab, Regenstein Center
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Chris Baker

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Category: Horticulture

Learn the horticulture of bonsai and the art and philosophy behind it. Discover what bonsai is and the history, fundamental aesthetic elements, and basic styles of this art. Class will also touch on tools, wiring, soils, fertilizers, and year-round care. A walk to view part of the Garden‘s Bonsai Collection is included.

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The Chicago Botanic Garden opened a little more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. In 2013, one million people visited the Garden's 26 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on...

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