The Morton Arboretum, Children’s Garden

THE MORTON ARBORETUM

Children’s Garden

Lisle, Illinois

Project Scope

The seven-acre Children’s Garden includes three main areas: Backyard Discovery Gardens and Adventure Woods, linked together by a Central Plaza. These three areas include ten themed gardens with water features, climbing and play elements.

Location

The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532

Reference

Kris Bachtell
Vice President of Collections
and Facilities
630.719.2437

Awards

2006 President’s Award
Illinois Chapter, American Society of
Landscape Architects

2005 Merit Award
Midwest Construction Magazine

Category: Specialty Land Development

Budget: $11,000,000

Never satisfied with the way the garden elements were designed, they were always looking for ways in working with the landscape architect to execute the design in a manner that would
result in a better quality garden for the youth and their families.

– Ralph Grieco
The Morton Arboretum

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