Adult Programs

Virtual Garden Walk: Spring Maintenance (online)

Take a virtual stroll through the Arboretum’s gardens with horticulturist Sharon Yiesla.

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Take a virtual stroll through the Arboretum’s gardens with horticulturist Sharon Yiesla, and load up on practical tips and inspiration for this growing season.

As you enjoy the perennial garden beds from the comfort of your home, you’ll learn about plant placement, dividing, transplanting, watering, fertilizing, mulching, and more. Get answers to your gardening questions with an interactive Q&A segment.

Knowing what to do and when to do it will help keep your perennials, shrubs, and trees looking good from spring through fall. See how things change each month and season—no walk is the same!

How do I access the program?

  • A link to join the program will be included in the order summary email you receive after registering. Keep this email handy!
  • Click on the link at the scheduled date and time.
  • This program will take place using Zoom. You will need access to the internet via a computer or mobile device to participate.
  • Registrants will receive a Zoom link by email. To ensure you receive the link, please add education@mortonarb.org to your address book. Click on the link to join the program at the scheduled date and time.
  • This program is not recorded.

Sharon Yiesla, Plant Knowledge Specialist, The Morton Arboretum

Sharon Yiesla is a horticulturist of more than 30 years.  She has a BS in horticulture from Purdue and an MS from University of Illinois. She has worked with University Extension in Missouri and with University of Illinois Extension and is currently the Plant Knowledge Specialist at the Arboretum.

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