Join “More Trees, Please! Selecting Trees for Your Landscape” class to learn all about trees and enjoy their benefits

Huntsville Botanical Garden is organizing in-person classes “More Trees, Please! Selecting Trees for Your Landscape.” Join the class this Thursday on April 29th or Saturday May 1st.

Certified arborist Chris Stuhlinger will teach you how to select the right trees for your landscape, including site conditions to consider, tips for planting, and expert recommendations of which species to choose and which to avoid. The class will begin indoors and after a short introduction, you will walk through the Garden to see examples of these principles in action.

Chris Stuhlinger is an ISA Certified Arborist and an amazing teacher with more than 35 years of natural resources management experience in forestry, tree planting, water quality protection, wildlife habitat enhancement, and urban forestry. In 2018 he started volunteering at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, where he continues to assist with tree-related activities and teach various tree care classes. He is also a volunteer instructor for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Chris Stuhlinger /

After this class, you will be able to select the perfect trees for your landscape and enjoy their many benefits every day! As you probably know, trees provide structure, interest, and year-round beauty to any landscape.


Selecting the Right Tree and Vegetation for the Location /


*This class will take place in person at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, and all class attendees are expected to adhere to the Garden’s health and safety guidelines. Attendance will be limited, and all attendees will be required to wear a face mask or covering for the duration of the class, both indoors and outdoors. Appropriate social distancing of at least six feet will be practiced whenever possible. This class begins indoors but will primarily take place outdoors. Attendees should dress for the weather, wear comfortable walking shoes, and be prepared to walk and stand for up to 90 minutes. In case of inclement weather, the class will be moved inside.*

We all love trees, but wouldn’t it be nice to know what the perfect tree is for your landscape? “More Trees, Please!…

Posted by Huntsville Botanical Garden on Monday, 12 April 2021


Register for April 29
Register for May 1

Date: April 29th, 2021 / May 1st, 2021

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


  • Members: $35/person
  • Non-Members: $60/person

Phone: +1 256-830-4447

See you there!

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