The objective of the Landscape and Garden Design Certificate program is to prepare students to apply basic design principles and techniques in creating beautiful, environmentally responsible landscapes. Utilizing graphic skills and plant knowledge, students will work through the design process to develop a presentation plan.

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Landscape Design I: Overview and Design Preparation | Michele McCann

Thursdays: Oct. 25, Nov. 8 and 15 | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Field work: Sat., Oct. 27 | 9 a.m. – noon

$200 members | $220 nonmembers
Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park

Objective: To be able to complete a site inventory and analysis and create a conceptual diagram for a preselected site
Level: Beginner
Prerequisite: Landscape Graphics [PLEASE NOTE: Landscape Graphics is required before Landscape Design I.]

Explore practical aspects of the landscape design process, including site documentation, client interviews and program development. Develop a site inventory, analysis and conceptual diagram. Space is limited to eight participants; early registration is encouraged. Landscape and Garden Design Certificate core course and Sustainable Horticulture Certificate elective; LA CES 10.0

Landscape Design I: Overview and Design Preparation | Michele McCann

Mondays: Oct. 29, Nov. 12 and 19 | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Field work: Sat., Nov. 3 | 9 a.m. – noon

$200 members | $220 nonmembers
Phipps Garden Center in Mellon Park

Objective: To be able to complete a site inventory and analysis and create a conceptual diagram for a preselected site
Level: Beginner
Prerequisite: Landscape Graphics [PLEASE NOTE: Landscape Graphics is required before Landscape Design I.]

Explore practical aspects of the landscape design process, including site documentation, client interviews and program development. Develop a site inventory, analysis and conceptual diagram. Space is limited to eight participants; early registration is encouraged. Landscape and Garden Design Certificate core course and Sustainable Horticulture Certificate elective; LA CES 10.0