- Designing Integrated Spaces for Your Home Landscape- Filled
- Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - Wednesday, April 10, 2013 6:00pm - 9:00pm
University of Minnesota
1970 Folwell Avenue, Alderman Hall, Room 405 St. Paul, MN
- $125 Members, $130 Nonmembers
Designing Integrated Spaces for Your Home Landscape: Entry and Deck/Patio Gardens
Deadline for registration: March 6.
Four sessions: March 20, 27, April 3 and 10.
During this four-session class, students will use their own property as a class project selecting to design an entry garden OR a deck/patio garden.
The class will focus on the principles and theory of sustainable design, site analysis, concept and draft, design development and plant selection. Students will also learn how to develop quality bed lines, mix and match plants based on function and landscape characteristics, and how to build flexibility into the design process.
Instructors will email students on March 6 with instructions for class preparation including taking a soil sample, a questionnaire about your site and information to bring to the first class.
Cost: $125 members ($205 per member couple); $130 nonmembers ($215 per nonmember couple). Price includes a comprehensive course packet, lab materials and a set of basic design tools.
Instructors: Julie Weisenhorn is a U of MN Extension Educator and state director for the Extension Master Gardener program. Dr. Jim Calkins taught Landscape Design at the U of MN, and is now a consultant in the industry.
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