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Natural History of the Tulip

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe

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Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Heather Prince

What you'll learn in this flower class:

Explore the fascinating history of one of our favorite garden bulbs. From the poems of Omar Kayam to the tulipomania in the Netherlands, we’ve been fascinated with this evocative flower for centuries. 

Dive into the history, and then explore the gardens to examine the myriad varieties of tulips planted throughout.

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Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] 2 business days prior to the program’s start date and time. The registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge. A refund is issued in the form of a credit on file (to be used for future programs).

No refunds for cooking classes or supply-heavy horticulture and art classes will be made within 3 business days prior to the class date and time.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. We cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Registration fees for courses grouped and priced as a series will be considered one program and subject to all of the above guidelines. A refund request must be received prior to the start date of the series' first class session and will subsequently cancel your registration in every session of the series.


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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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