Building a Garden Ecology with California Natives

BIOLGY X 499.3A

A hands-on class that covers designing a garden as a "watershed." Students work with a client, design in a group, and install the design. Three full days of physical installation are mandatory.

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Fall
Classroom
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Discover the beauty and characteristic of native plants, and how to combine native plant communities
  • A hands-on course where students learn the basics of design, water needs of native plants, basic irrigation, and garden installation

About this course:

This service learning course helps gardeners and landscape architecture students of all levels understand the beauty and value of using our California natives in a garden setting. There are many myths about California natives: they are difficult and need lots of attention and maintenance. Is this true? No! We explore the ecological and logistical values of bringing local native plants and other ecosystem services back into urban landscapes. We learn, by doing, how to design and install a California native garden, focusing on the concepts of Surfrider's Ocean Friendly Garden Program: conservation, permeability, and retention. In collaboration with SELVA International and the Surfrider Foundation.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Sunday, Monday, Saturday
Location: Field Trip , UCLA
Instructor: Hayley Stansell
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Fee:
$625.00
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2020
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Notes

No meetings January 20; February 17, 2020.

Elective course for the Landscape Architecture Certificate; Horticulture Certificate and Sustainability Certificate.

Visitors not permitted. Internet access required. Materials Required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: California Native Plants for the Garden by Carol Bornstein
Ocean Friendly Gardens
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Jan 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Garden Pavilion 100
Lecture
Mon Jan 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Garden Pavilion 100
Lecture
Mon Jan 27, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Garden Pavilion 100
Lecture
Mon Feb 3, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Garden Pavilion 100
Off-Site
Sun Feb 9, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Lecture
Mon Feb 10, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Garden Pavilion 100
Lecture
Mon Feb 24, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Garden Pavilion 100
Lecture
Mon Mar 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Garden Pavilion 100
Off-Site
Sat Mar 14, 2020
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sat Mar 21, 2020
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sun Mar 22, 2020
9:00AM - 3:00PM
Field Trip

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