Planting Design for the Home Gardener
A primer on residential design, site analysis, designing with plants and your site.
What you can learn.
- Learn basic design principles, how to choose site-appropriate plants, and create moods and aesthetic effects
About this course:This course covers the principles of design for the residential garden using a combination of plant materials and built elements. Instruction includes spatial, functional, climatic, and visual analysis of the site. It also explores the design process for laying out the garden, choosing site-appropriate plants, providing structural definition, and producing desired moods, vistas, and aesthetic effects. Includes three field trips to successfully established Los Angeles-area gardens.
Summer 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Three field trips to be arranged.
Elective course in the Horticulture Certificate. Internet Access Required.