Explore the vast variety of native trees, shrubs, and woody vines. Learn which species grow well in shade, which support local wildlife, and how to stagger plantings for continuous bloom, fruit production, and fall color. The class discusses growth characteristics, cultural requirements, and best horticultural uses. It begins with lectures and walks at Garden in the Woods in Framingham and includes a field trip to the Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain. Bring a bag lunch.
2 Mondays, October 21 and 28, 10:00am–3:00pm
Fee $180 member, $220 nonmember
Offered in collaboration with the Native Plant Trust.Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.