Forest Park Forever: "Lessons from the Field: Creating a Woodland Garden"

Creating a Woodland Garden

Learning Lab Classroom of the Dennis and Judith Jones Visitor & Education Center

Trees provide shade in summer and beauty throughout the year, but for home gardeners, growing anything from turf grass to perennial flowers underneath shade trees can be a challenge.  Patrick Greenwald, Forest Park Forever Horticulturalist for the Grand Basin and Boathouse zone, will cover proper planting, site selection, woodland garden design, soil preparation, best woodland garden perennials shrubs and understory trees for Missouri, plant establishment care and maintenance, deer control, and evergreen care and winterization.  With the proper knowledge, tools, and a little preparation work, you too can successfully turn your shaded backyard into a beautiful place to relax and delight in nature.

Space is limited and reservations are required. To register, please contact Jean jturney@forestparkforever.org