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Woodland Terrariums

October 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Join us in person at Garfield Park Conservatory to learn about closed terrariums and leave with a one-gallon woodland terrarium designed by you!  

This workshop includes:  

  • An overview of closed terrarium systems 
  • Time and materials for each participant to create one 1-gallon woodland terrarium with small fern plants and moss 
  • Tips for maintaining healthy plants in closed terrariums 

During this workshop, instructor Emilia Arellano will guide participants step by step as they assemble their own closed terrariums using small woodland plants and provide care recommendations.  Emilia has been working in urban horticulture for over 5 years and is the Urban Gardening Education Manager with the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance.   

Class available for ages 18+  


General Registration – $80

Member/Volunteer Registration – $64

Scholarships are available! Please fill out this Scholarship Application (link opens in a new tab) or contact Mattie Wilson at for more information. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Friday, September 23rd at 5:00pm CST.  

Accommodations: When you register for this workshop you will be asked to provide any accommodations requests. If you have any questions or would like to request an additional accommodation, please contact Mattie Wilson at, at least 72 hours prior to the event start.  

Please read our updated Covid-19 protocols (link opens in a new tab).  

Please note that reservations are required to visit the indoor and outdoor gardens of the Conservatory. If you’d like to visit the Conservatory immediately after participating in this program, book your visit here (link opens in a new tab).  

Registration ends October 7th at 5:00pm CST.  

For all fee-based programs and tours, we are able to provide full refunds up to two weeks prior to the program date. Within two weeks, we can offer a credit for a future class, or a refund in the event that we have a waitlist for the program and we can fill your spot. 


October 15, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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