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Selecting Trees for Your Home Landscape | In-person class series

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October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

10 a.m. to 12 p.m. October 1: Small Trees and Shrubs
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. October 8: Medium Trees
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. October 15: Large Trees

Trees come in many shapes and sizes…not to mention how different they all look! How do you choose the best tree to plant in your own home landscape?
Join us for a walk through the Garden with Certified Arborist®, Chris Stuhlinger to learn about the features of different trees and shrubs and how each species might enhance your landscape at home. We will help you choose the right tree for the right place! 

This class series includes three individual classes, each covering 15-20 tree/shrub species within a size category.

October 1: Small Trees and Shrubs (Mature sizes of up to 30 feet tall)
October 8: Medium Trees (Mature sizes of up to 70 feet tall)
October 15: Large Trees (Mature sizes of over 70 feet tall)

Additional Information: Attendees should meet at the Garden’s Guest Center. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and be prepared to walk through the Garden for the duration of the class. In case of inclement weather, the class will be conducted indoors at the Anderson Education Center.

Register individually for a single class, or save with the Tree Class Bundle! The bundle includes all three classes in this series, as well as How to Properly Prune Your Trees on October 22.
Individual Class:
Members: $35 per class 
Non-Members: $60 per class
Members: $120 for 4 classes
Non-Members: $210 for 4 classes

About the Instructor:
An ISA Certified Arborist® , Chris Stuhlinger has more than 35 years of natural resources management experience in forestry, tree planting, water quality protection, wildlife habitat enhancement, and urban forestry. He attended Auburn University (B.S. in Forest Management) and Louisiana State University (M.S. in Forestry), and he worked in Louisiana, Maryland, and Arkansas before returning to his hometown of Huntsville in 2018. As the Garden’s Staff Arborist, he continues to assist with tree-related activities and teach various tree care classes. Additionally, Chris is a volunteer instructor and Board member for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447