Plant Identification: Trees

ARCH X 472.8A

This course concentrates on trees, shrubs, and companion plant groupings, planting location, etc. as design elements. Participants study plant texture, density, form, color, and other characteristics as articulators of space.

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Fall
Remote Instruction
Starting at $925.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Incorporate trees into designs with a critical and knowledgeable eye and mind
  • Create actual tree palettes for different potential design styles and genres
  • Develop creative methods to incorporate trees where it may be challenging and provide clients with the latest information and background on their recommendations
  • Ability to describe specific common species in Southern California with defining characteristics
  • Ability to articulate the proper methods of selecting trees in a nursery setting and the nursery processes
  • Ability to identify at least 30 trees by visual testing

About this course:

One of the two required plant material courses; focuses on plants, their communities, and place in the landscape. Instruction focuses on large-scale materials that often influence the landscape architect's overall site composition. This course concentrates on trees, shrubs and companion plant groupings, and planting location as design elements. Participants study plant texture, density, form, color, and other characteristics as articulators of space. Attention is given to cultural, taxonomical, and landscape maintenance idiosyncrasies. Each class meeting is either classroom/outdoors on campus or a field trip. Students must bring a camera to all classes.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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Instructor: Lisa Smith
382580
Fee:
$925.00
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Location: Online
Notes

No meetings November 11 & 25, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 29, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Sep 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Dec 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Dec 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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