Planting Design for the Home Gardener

BIOLGY X 497.19

A primer on residential design, site analysis, designing with plants and your site.

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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.

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