Registration is open to anyone
Each year, new shrubs appear in the marketplace with advertisements of advances in quality, function, and beauty. However, the old “work horses” and garden-worthy natives still have an important place in the landscape. With an eye on these criteria, Heidi will share her list of shrubs--new, old, and native--that will enhance a sustainable Midwest landscape.
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. a list of shrubs that do well in Midwest landscapes 2. The elements of these shrubs that lend to good design choices 3. An understanding of navigating old varieties, new variaties, and native varities when working with plant supply options
Heidi Hesselein, Vice President, Pleasant Run Nursery
Chicago Botanic Garden