Adult Opportunities

Garden Reboot Design Workshop

Plan a refresh of your garden with the help of a landscape designer.

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Does your garden need a reboot? Fall is the best time to evaluate your garden and plan for next year! With this year’s successes and challenges still fresh in your mind, get one-on-one coaching from a landscape designer in this class at The Morton Arboretum. Your instructor in this class will help you determine what to keep, move, remove, or add to make your garden cohesive, balanced, and beautiful next year and beyond. Gather photos and a plat of survey so you can develop a conceptual plan for your space and learn to communicate your ideas on paper.

This program meets in person at the Arboretum.

Instructor: Vallari Talapatra, landscape designer, Eco Scapes, LLC

Age: 16 and older

Course number: H300

Vallari Talapatra, landscape designer, Eco Scapes, LLC

Vallari Talapatra has been teaching at the Arboretum since 1994. She has taught landscape design classes and conducted workshops on a variety of topics, such as woodland gardens, meditative gardens, and curb appeal. She has been the president of Eco Scapes, Inc. since 2000, and ten national publications have featured her projects. You can view examples of her work at and on Houzz under Eco Scapes, Inc.

What to Know

This program meets indoors.

Bring photos of your space, a plat of survey, or a scale drawing.

Program Schedule

Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cudahy Room, Administration and Research Center


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