Get the latest on the selection and care of hardy, versatile trees and shrubs from leading designers and plant experts.
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This can’t-miss day has been planned for anyone interested in trees and shrubs, from avid home gardeners and landowners to green-industry professionals (like nursery practitioners, arborists, estate gardeners, land managers, landscape designers, landscape architects, landscape contractors, parks and recreation professionals, and municipal foresters).
Presented in partnership between The Morton Arboretum and the Chicago Botanic Garden
, the conference will take place at the Thornhill Education Center on the scenic 1,700-acre grounds of The Morton Arboretum.
9:00 to 9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks
9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Matt Lobdell, Head of Collections and Curator, and Kim Shearer, Tree and Shrub Breeder, The Morton Arboretum
Developed Landscapes, Developed Plants
10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Heidi Hesselein, Vice President, Pleasant Run Nursery
Enhance Your Landscapes: Ornamental Shrubs for the Midwest
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Gary Johnson, Professor, Urban and Community Forestry, University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources and Extension
Ten Steps for Successful Landscapes Beyond the Warranty Period
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Ernest C. Wong, FASLA, APA, Site Design Group, Ltd.
Evolving Landscapes: Designing for Resiliency
2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Edward Lyon, Director, Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University
Four-Season Resilience: Dwarf Conifers
3:15 to 3:30 p.m. Closing Comments
This conference is generously supported by Bartlett Tree Experts.
CEUs are available:
4 CEU credits for Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD)
4.75 CEU credits for Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES)
Up to 4.75 CEU credits for International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
Fees and Admission:
Registration fee includes lunch, breaks, and free admission to The Morton Arboretum.
$106 member of The Morton Arboretum or the Chicago Botanic Garden