22 Mar 2017
Lurie Garden: Interpretations of Nature
The design and management of the Lurie Garden represent the artful melding of traditional horticultural plantsmanship with modern sustainable practices.This presentation is a journey through the history, construction and daily management of a true North American public garden treasure–Lurie Garden. Come learn about the plants, design and biodiversity of the Lurie Garden and how the garden improves life for people, insects and animals in downtown Chicago. Specific plants, planting combinations and gardening practices will be discussed as they apply to the Lurie Garden, and how they can be scaled to a home garden.