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Learn to identify, diagnose, treat, and prevent some of the most common diseases, insects, animal pests, and environmental problems encountered by our region’s landscape industry.
Topics include Integrated Pest Management (IPM), cultural care, basic entomology and pathology, pesticides and alternatives, and animal management.
PGL 1, PGL 2, and GDC requirement
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Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022 Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
The Learning Center is located in the Regenstein Learning Campus. (a five-minute walk from the parking lot).
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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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In Friuli Venezia Giulia, a northeastern Italian region, the landscape gracefully flows from mountain peaks to coastal stretches. This unique environment – warm sea breezes, chilly high-altitude nights, and diverse mineral-rich soil – creates the perfect terroir for wine. The mild climate allows for a long, slow growing season, balancing the grapes’...
Saturday Feb 29th, 2:30pm - 4pm
Would you like to learn more about the world of Italian wine? Our focus in this class is on the northwestern Italian region of Piemonte, and the most famous wines of Italy share a favourite region and a season: Piemonte during the truffle harvest! We’ll talk about the communes of Barolo and Barbaresco, learn about the oldest soil types...
Saturday Mar 28th, 2:30pm - 4pm
Wooden bowls are unique, practical and fun to make. Work on lathes using woodworking tools to finish a bowl in a day. Instruction and first attempts are in the the morning; in the afternoon there will be time for guided practice and finishing.
Sunday Mar 29th, 10am - 3:30pm
This workshop offers participants an opportunity to dabble in wheel throwing. This class is best for people with little or no throwing experience. There will be a 20 minute demo on basic throwing skills, and students can jump into action. The instructor will guide the group through throwing two pieces. Students will complete 1-2 pieces, and come...
Friday Feb 28th, 6pm - 8pm
French macarons take a bit of finesse to get that...je ne sais quoi. Our expert pastry chef will guide you through every step of the technique as you learn and practice how to make three different, delicious varieties. You will go home with a box of your beautiful masterpieces! Menu: Chocolate Macarons with Raspberry Jam and Coffee Buttercream ...
Saturday Mar 14th, 11am - 2pm
The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Guided by a talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it. Yaymaker...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 2pm - 4pm
The Fundamentals classes are, by far, the most popular starting point for photography classes in Chicago and are designed to give the complete beginner a solid understanding of their digital camera and the fundamental knowledge needed to embark upon a lifetime's exploration of photography. There are no 'hidden' or extra fees to pay for any classes...
Saturday Mar 7th, 10am - 5pm
Come through ladies and gentlemen, we’ve got a Queen in the house! We took our Un-Highlights tour and turned up the fabulousness with special guest appearances by Chicago Queen, Wanda Screw of Sadhaus. She’s serving face and serving up the juiciest stories from the Art Institute. Trust us - this ain’t some busted boring museum tour. Join our...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Calling all cheese lovers! In this guided tasting, our expert cheesemonger will delve into the many variations of cheeses produced in Lombardia. Guests will enjoy a tasting of 6 of Lombardia's most delicious cheeses at peak perfection, paired with just the right condiments and 3 glasses of Italian wine. By the end of class, you will walk away...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 12pm - 1:30pm
Take a tour of Chicago's premier fully-operational urban winery, located in the heart of the West Loop. Tours include: A glass of City Winery wine per guest upon arrival. A tour of our facility guided by one of our wine experts. Tasting flight of three City Winery wines paired with three crostini appetizers. 10% discount on any retail wine...
Saturday Feb 22nd, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Using hand tools, students will learn to produce linoleum and woodcut prints, printing by hand and with a press. Clear instruction and introductory exercises will guide beginners in learning this medium; students with previous experience will be challenged to develop ideas and engage in more advanced techniques such as multiple-block color and reduction...
Monday Feb 24th, 6pm - 9pm(4 sessions)
Chicago is a great city for biking. The amazing lakefront and parks, the rich history, and spectacular architecture provides for a great experience. Add to that Bike and Roll’s friendly tour guides, and what you have is your best day in Chicago! Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to departure time. All tours return to start location....
Tonya Utkina will introduce you to the exciting technique of wet felting using Noro's new fiber "Rainbow Roll". Rainbow Roll is 100% wool pencil roving available in 12 vibrant color combinations. Tonya will guide you in designing your own scarf with the color combination of your choice and small amounts of merino wool & silk. You will design...
Friday Feb 28th, 6pm - 8pm
Pecorino, washed-rind, farmstead, stagionato…what does it all mean? Join the master cheesemongers of Eataly in a guided tasting of carefully-selected cheeses that highlight a wide variety of cheese making styles and techniques. Guests will enjoy a tasting of 6 of Eataly's most delicious cheeses at peak perfection, paired with just the right condiments...
Saturday Mar 14th, 11:30am - 1pm
Social media initiatives don’t start when you register a Facebook or Twitter account and start posting announcements, it begins much sooner. In this workshop, you’ll be taken through a 6-step methodology that will help guide your efforts to develop an actionable social media strategy. You’ll learn how to structure your social media efforts, deploy...
Monday Feb 24th, 6pm - 9pm
Chicago is a great city for biking. The amazing lakefront and parks, the rich history, and spectacular architecture provides for a great experience. Add to that Bike and Roll’s friendly tour guides, and what you have is your best day in Chicago! Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to departure time. Tour is about 2-3.5 hours long. All tours...
Explore the best spots at the Chicago Botanic Garden for locating late-winter bird residents and the early migrants of spring. Each walk is approximately one to two hours long. Dress for the weather, and bring binoculars and a field guide, if you have one.
Wednesday Mar 18th, 7:30am - 9am
Find your flow, calm your mind and enjoy movement to strengthen and stretch tight muscles with our 50-minute Vinyasa style yoga class. This class is lead by Health Coach and Yogi, Andrea Davidson and welcomes all levels, whether you are new to yoga or a seasoned yogi. Destress, let go and have fun among a community of friends and neighbors. ...
Thursday Mar 5th, 6pm - 6:50pm
Personalize and Decorate your own Wine Glass or Beer Mug Come with ideas and images you want to personalize with All Materials Non Toxic glaze provided at the end of the class to give it a shine!!! Instructor in class to guide you We do not accept late arrivals. Doors open 30 minutes prior to class start time. Free street...
Thursday Mar 5th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Multiple methods will be explored in this class from shaping and forming metal, achieving textures, soldering and cold connections, and finishing techniques. The instructor will guide you to take your metalsmithing to the next level, whether you are band-new or a more experienced student.
Sunday Mar 29th, 9:30am - 12:30pm(9 sessions)
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