Course DescriptionThis 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 two field trips to successfully established Los Angeles-area gardens.
Course OutlineA primer on residential design, site analysis, designing with plants and your site.