Adult Opportunities

Woodland Garden Design (online)

Add interest to your shaded yard with a woodland garden.

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Turn that wooded, shady spot into an elegant garden oasis in this two-week online gardening class full of design inspiration. In week one, explore the garden features and plants that embody the woodland garden aesthetic. Learn about using layers, textures, and colors in a shady woodland area. In week two, apply your learning to your own yard. Bring pictures, plat of survey, or anything that might help you put together a quick sketch plan for yourself. Get tips and tricks for turning inspiration into a workable plan.

This program meets live online.

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

Age: 16 and older

Course number: H943

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 on the Eco Scapes, Inc. website and on Houzz under Eco Scapes, Inc.

What to Know

This program will take place on Zoom. A link will be provided to registrants by email. Click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time.

Automatically generated captions will be available.

The program will be recorded.

Program Schedule

Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.



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