Adult Opportunities

Grow a Low-Maintenance Garden

Plant a beautiful garden that requires minimal care.

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Grow a garden with plants that require little time and effort. It is possible to create an attractive outdoor space without spending hours every week on maintenance. Find out which shrubs and perennials horticulturist Marcy Stewart-Pyziak chooses when planting a lower-maintenance garden in this gardening workshop at The Morton Arboretum. Understand why certain plants are easier to care for and how to select the right set of plants for your spot. This is a great class for homeowners who want a beautiful outdoor space but are limited by time, budget, or energy.

This program meets in person at the Arboretum.

Instructor: Marcy Stewart-Pyziak, horticulturist

Age: 16 and older

Course number: H016


Marcy Stewart-Pyziak, horticulturist

Marcy Stewart-Pyziak has a degree in horticulture from the University of Illinois and was a horticulturist with the University of Illinois extension service. She has taught classes at the Arboretum and the Chicago Botanic Garden since 1994, and she currently teaches at the College of DuPage. She designs, installs, and maintains landscapes in the Chicago area.

What to Know

This program meets indoors and outdoors. Check the forecast and dress for the weather.

Program Schedule

Thursday, May 9, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sycamore Room, Visitor Center


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