Reindeer Staghorn Fern Workshop is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 21 other Garden Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Reindeer Staghorn Fern Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe

(60)
Course Details
Price:
$89
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Location:
Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
(Map)
Share:
Important:
Classroom 5, Learning Center
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Tim Pollak

What you'll learn in this garden class:

Staghorn fern mounts are easy to care for and make beautiful and creative additions to your home, especially for the holidays! Mount your own staghorn fern, mimicking reindeer antlers, onto a rustic wooden board with moss and soil. Leave class with a completed mount and knowledge of basic care to keep them happy for years to come. 

Please bring gloves.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] prior to the program’s start date. The registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. We cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Registration fees for courses grouped and priced as a series will be considered one program and subject to all of the above guidelines. A refund request must be received prior to the start date of the series' first class session and will subsequently cancel your registration in every session of the series. If you choose to re-register for other sessions in the series, the special discount does not apply.

Map

Google Map

Chicago Botanic Garden

All classes at this location

The Learning Center is located in the Regenstein Learning Campus. (a five-minute walk from the parking lot).

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Similar Classes

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 890 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at Chicago Botanic Garden (57)

School: Chicago Botanic Garden

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...

Read more about Chicago Botanic Garden

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified Chicago educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Taking this class for work? Get exclusive perks & discounts for free.

21 Top Choices

Backstage Pass: Winter Floral Wonders

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

In the colder months, the Garden’s Greenhouses brim with poinsettias and other holiday plants of many hues. Learn about propagation techniques, greenhouse environmental and computer systems, watering and fertilizing equipment, and how the growing space is managed throughout the year.

Saturday Dec 14th, 9am - 11am

How to Upcycle Your Used Christmas Tree

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Not quite ready to let go of your Christmas tree after the holidays? In this demonstration workshop, learn how to upcycle your tree by breaking it down and creating beautiful containers or window boxes. You will also find out ways to use the branches to spruce up your flower beds in the winter months.

Tuesday Dec 17th, 6pm - 7pm

Beginning Beekeeping

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Learn the basics of beekeeping. Curious about honey bees?  Interested in starting your own hive and harvesting your own honey? Already have a hive and want to learn more about managing it? Join our experienced beekeeper and explore the history of beekeeping, bee anatomy, starting up a colony and managing it through the year, equipment basics,...

Wednesday Feb 5th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$109

4 sessions

Owl Prowl at Reed-Turner Woodland Nature Preserve

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Chicago Long Grove Exact Meeting Point TBD, Chicago, Illinois 60047

Explore the mystery of owls at night. Learn owl behavior and identification, as well as the places these fascinating birds are likely to be seen. After an indoor discussion, you will enjoy a guided walk in the woods to look and listen for these enigmatic birds. Dress for the weather, and bring a flashlight and binoculars.

Friday Feb 7th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Introduction to Ikebana Flower Arranging

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Ikebana is the Japanese art of arranging flowers. Ikebana expresses the beauty and elegance of nature through a transformation of fresh or dried plant materials. Each week, students create new and different styles of arrangements. Explore the discipline and values of Ikebana through the knowledge and application of rules and forms, to appreciate...

Tuesday Jan 7th, 12:30pm - 2pm

  (5 sessions)
$430

5 sessions

Pine Bonsai Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

This class is going to focus on pine care, soil type, feeding, needle pruning, de-candling, wiring of trees and more! Bring in your pines to work on after an in-depth presentation on care.

Tuesday Jan 7th, 6pm - 9pm

Garden Design Implementation

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

You have the design; you have the client; you have the funding—now what? Lectures will focus on the steps necessary to carry a project from a finished design through to a built landscape. Course projects will include the preparation of construction details and documents, technical specifications, and cost estimates.  Prerequisites: Graphics...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$562

10 sessions

Introduction to Professional Practice

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Gain a working understanding of the initial phases of a landscape design project. Learn to begin and carry the project through conceptual design, including site measurements, base maps, site analysis, programming, functional use diagrams, conceptual design plans, and preliminary cost estimates.  Prerequisite: Graphics should be completed or...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (13 sessions)
$599

13 sessions

Graphics

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Come learn the basic principles of landscape design illustration. This balanced and rewarding class provides an exciting introduction to the three basic areas of drawing communication: plans, elevations, and perspectives. Discover how to express your ideas using effective and enriched presentation techniques. Professional time-saving shortcuts, the...

Thursday Jan 9th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (12 sessions)
$619

12 sessions

Winter Tree and Shrub Trimming

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

It is fun and simple to trim your trees and shrubs when their leaves are absent. Through demonstrations, discussion, and hands-on experience, learn the basics of tree physiology and how it is affected by trimming, proper practices of trimming during winter months, and the advantages of winter trimming for maximum health and plant performance. ...

Saturday Jan 18th, 9am - 11am

Seed Starting for the Edible Garden

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Start vegetables from seed in this hands-on workshop and go home with a tray of seeds -- all supplies included! Discover techniques and benefits of growing your vegetables from seed started indoors. Explore lighting, soil types, containers, sowing schedules, and plant selection with a gardening expert. Avoid common pitfalls and improve seed starting...

Saturday Jan 18th, 9am - 11am

Glass Jar Terrarium Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Terrariums are back! Learn how to create a glass jar terrarium from start to finish. A glass jar, an assortment of small indoor plants for a variety of light conditions, and all other materials will be provided for you to create your own miniature oasis to enjoy this winter and all year long!   Please bring gloves, an apron if desired, and...

Wednesday Jan 22nd, 6pm - 8pm

Gardening Techniques: Session B

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn tips and techniques used by professional gardeners through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. Acquire solid gardening skills and determine best management practices. Topics range from general grounds maintenance, winterization, plantings, and other horticultural practices. This is a pre-professional class designed for students...

Saturday Jan 25th, 7:30am - 10:30am

  (6 sessions)
$312

6 sessions

Seed Cleaning and Storing Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Explore dry and wet seed processing for your backyard or community garden. The workshop includes strategies to collect seeds, hands-on processing, and tips for storage to extend the life of your seeds.  Materials for this class are inexpensive and easy to find so you can replicate these techniques at home.

Saturday Jan 25th, 11am - 1pm

Planning Your Garden for Seed Saving

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn the fundamentals of seed saving. By planning ahead, you can produce a bountiful harvest of healthy, true-to-type seeds in your garden.

Saturday Jan 25th, 1pm - 3pm

Seed-Starting Intensive

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Explore topics including the cultural, historical, and environmental significance of saving seeds. You will learn the different pollination processes and special practices for heirloom or single varietal plantings. Conversations will focus on the ecological relationships in seed saving, fundamental seed literacy, good food and good land practices,...

Sunday Jan 26th, 9am - 12pm

Welcome to your Midwest Garden

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

If you are new to gardening or the Midwest, you’ll benefit from knowing how our climate and changing seasons can affect your garden. Learn solutions to address the ongoing challenges of temperature and moisture extremes, soil problems, and wind to have a successful garden in every season.

Saturday Feb 1st, 10am - 12pm

Introduction to Design Principles

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This workshop introduces and reviews the landscape design process of site analysis, conceptual design, and evaluations, based on such landscape-design principles as balance, symmetry, proportion, scale, and unity. Looking at plant combinations and landscape features, you will learn about color, texture, line, form, and methods of creating garden s...

Tuesday Feb 4th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Bring Your Own Bonsai Tree Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Bonsai trees require constant maintenance and attention to thrive. You will learn skills to critique and care for your tree that will set a foundation for a long-lived, healthy tree.  A map and driving directions will be sent with your confirmation. Required Material: Bring your own tree that needs work and evaluation to this workshop.

Wednesday Feb 5th, 6pm - 9pm

Permaculture Forest Gardener Series

at The Resiliency Institute - Naperville 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville, Illinois 60565

This highly interactive Permaculture Forest Gardener course will introduce you to permaculture and teach you the basics of forest garden design through in-class lecture and hands-on projects. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden.  Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – planted...

Saturday Feb 8th, 9am - 12pm

  (9 sessions)
$490

9 sessions