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Virtual Intro to Xeric Air Plants

October 9, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Small spiky light green air plant on a piece of driftwood with 3 smooth pebbles in front


Urban Gardening Education Manager Emilia Arellano reviews xeric air plants and shares tips for adjusting their care and environment throughout the year. With a little TLC, your air plants will reward you with blooms and plantlets to propagate.

Accommodations: Autogenerated captioning is provided for all virtual programs. When you register for this event you will be asked to provide any accommodations requests including but not limited to: ASL interpretation, closed captioning, transcripts and more. If you have any questions or would like to request an additional accommodation, please contact Mattie Wilson,, at least 72 hours prior to the event start.

Class Fee (covers admission to webinar only, registration closes Saturday, October 9 at 10 am CST) :

General Admission $25

GPCA Member/Volunteer $20

Air Plant Kits are available for purchase (by webinar participants only) as an Optional Add-On through 10/6/21 or while supplies last. After that date, or once supplies are exhausted, you can register for the class without materials.

Optional Add-On Xeric Air Plant Kit ($20; available for purchase by webinar participants only until Wednesday, October 6 at 12 pm CST or while supplies last)

Xeric Air Plant Kit Includes: One 3 inch cholla wood container, one 6 inch cholla wood container and three small xeric air plants.  Xeric Air Plant Kits must be picked up at the Conservatory on Thursday 10/7/21, 4:30 – 6:30 pm or Saturday 10/9/21, 9 – 10 am. Those who purchase Air Plant Kits must schedule a pickup appointment and will receive detailed instructions with their purchase confirmation email.

A limited number of scholarships are available! Please fill out this Scholarship Application or contact Mattie Wilson at for more information.


October 9, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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