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Winter Containers at the Garden

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

Explore the winter containers at the Garden and learn ways to extend your own containers into the winter season. Then prepare a container with fresh-cut evergreen boughs and berried or brightly colored branches. Please bring gloves and pruners.

Hands-on Cooking: Pasta

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

Learn techniques for making and rolling fresh pasta dough from scratch in this hands-on cooking class.  Discover how to make herb and cheese-stuffed ravioli with simple marinara, as well as pasta with kale pesto.  Take home a batch of ravioli.

Thursday Dec 6th, 6pm

Backstage Pass: Winter Floral Wonders

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

In the fall, the Garden’s Greenhouses are brimming with poinsettias and other holiday plants of many hues. Join Tim Pollak to 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 8th, 9am

Pine Bonsai Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, 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.

Wednesday Dec 12th, 6pm

Tai Chi: Basics

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

This class introduces movements based on tai chi principles to increase your range of motion, improve balance, and increase energy.  Both the Yang- and Sun-style postures will be practiced along with some basic qigong exercises. This class may be practiced seated.

$155

8 sessions

Mini Retreat: Living Closer to the Earth

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

Reconnect to the earth the way nature intended at this mini wellness retreat with certified holistic health coach and yoga instructor, Pam Gross. Using natural healing practices to support our well-being, we’ll unplug and relax into the Garden through soulful yoga, nature bathing, harvesting, and cooking with healing herbs.  Meet with Garden...

$139

Fine Art Photography Portfolio A

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

The Garden will serve as a natural laboratory as we explore a variety of photographic design techniques to take you from an ordinary snapshot to art. We will study the work of successful contemporary fine art photographers.  Emphasis will be put on finding your own artistic style while advancing your photographic skill set to create your own...

$379

7 sessions

Yoga and Meditation Retreat at Mettawa Manor

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Libertyville
25779 N St. Marys Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60045

Enjoy a state of relaxation and reconnecting with nature through activities like breathing exercises, gentle yoga, journaling, and meditation. All are welcome. Dress comfortably in weather-appropriate, loose clothing, and bring lots of water, as the retreat will be outdoors. Lunch is provided. A supply list and map will be sent with confirmation.

$129

Lightroom 1

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

Lightroom 1 is the wonder tool for organizing and editing your images. We will begin by downloading images from your camera, naming your folders, backing up your work, and then importing them into Lightroom in a workflow system that will allow you to locate and develop images into collections for emailing, printing, or other projects.  Requirements:...

$299

6 sessions

Nature Photography: Texture and Pattern

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

Develop your artistic vision by using natural and artificial light to discover textures and patterns at the Garden. With your SLR camera’s flash, flashlights, the sun, and other light sources, you will capture textures to create a 3D world showing the rhythm of nature. This intermediate class will include an opportunity to use strobe lighting, light...

$379

7 sessions

Autumn Containers at the Garden

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

Take a Garden walk to view the Garden’s fall containers. Then create a cool-season mixed container with a variety of plants suitable for a full-sun or partial-shade location. Your container may include annuals, perennials, herbs, decorative foliage, cool-season vegetables, ornamental grasses, a decorative vine, and gourds.  Please bring gl...

$89

Tai Chi For Beginners: Yang-Style

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

This course will introduce students to Yang-style tai chi chuan with a few Sun-style concepts as well. Tai chi from the Yang family is a beautiful, slow-moving meditation in motion. We will focus on basic principles to improve your balance and relaxation, and also increase your range of motion and reduce stress. This class of gentle movements is recommended...

$155

8 sessions

Photoshop 1

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

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a spectacular place to take photographs. Make your photographs even better with Adobe Photoshop Elements—a user-friendly photo editor that uses the same concepts as the full version of Photoshop. Learn how to make your images better through the use of selection tools, layers, and smart brushes. Requirements for the...

$299

6 sessions

Harvest Wreath Workshop

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

Celebrate the arrival of autumn by creating a beautiful seasonal wreath to grace your doorway. A grapevine base and a variety of natural materials for accents will be provided.

$89

Demonstration Cooking: Farmers Market

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

Discover how to make the most of the fresh and bountiful produce found at your local farmers’ market in this cooking class inspired by cookbook author Deborah Madison.  Learn how to make a basic vegetable stock, properly cook rice, and techniques for simmering and braising.  Students will sample dishes including: Celery root and wild...

$56