Lurie Garden Free Lectures and Workshops
The Lurie Garden offers seasonal FREE lectures and workshops. All events are garden and nature themed. Here’s more info on the Lurie Garden.
Registration is required. Click on link for each event to register. If an event is “Sold out”add yourself to the waitlist. Time slots may open closer to the event. Also most events have “No shows” so you may be able to arrive day of and get in although there are no guarantees!
As winter’s grip loosens there is so much to do in the garden. Lurie Garden’s own Laura Ekasetya will help you prioritize tasks for spring and get your garden in shape to get growing. Spring clean up, tool choices, pruning tips, and more will be covered.
Soil and Plants Working Together – A Healthy Garden Community. Soil is the medium that provides plant roots with a stable environment and provides access to the necessary nutrients of plant life. The proper selection of plants, knowing how they work together, can make a garden more than the sum of its individual parts. Learn how healthy soil and plant choices can lead to a healthier garden community.
Join us for a gentle yoga and meditation class called Peace Yoga, led by Chicago’s Peace School.
Lurie Garden Spring Book Club: The Humane Gardener, by Nancy Lawson. In her eloquent plea for compassion and respect toward all species, author Nancy Lawson describes why and how you should welcome wildlife to your backyard.
These morning walks are for the gardener that would like focused information about Lurie Garden plants and their place in our garden landscape. Expand your understanding of plant varieties, their habits and environmental requirements. The walk is led by Laura Ekasetya, Lurie Garden Director and Head Horticulturist.
Begin your day surrounded by nature and observing birds in the Lurie Garden and Millennium Park. Join Jeff Walk, of The Nature Conservancy in Illinois, and Lurie Garden staff on this bird and plant appreciation walk. register