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Sustainable Landscape Design

This full-day, hands-on workshop is for individuals wishing to create landscapes that are stunning and earth-friendly Course Overview This...
$250.00
Fri, Jul 14, 8:30 AM
Duke Farms  •  Hillsborough Township, NJ

About This Event

This full-day, hands-on workshop is for individuals wishing to create landscapes that are stunning and earth-friendly

Course Overview

This course focuses on weaving sustainable ecological concepts into traditional residential design. It also includes graphics instruction to communicate ideas efficiently and boldly on paper. Content centers on the paradigm of curvilinear drift design and encourages the use of native plantings that are both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sustainable.

Materials Provided

  • Circle template
  • Drafting pencils (8B, HB, 4H)
  • Eraser and erasing shield
  • Flexible curve
  • Tracing paper
  • Griddled vellum
  • 100 page workbook
  • Featured Topics

    • Environmentally responsive design
    • Analyzing site and client needs
    • Responsive plant selecion
    • Graphics for plants and drifts

    Continuing Education Credits

    Designing the Environmentally Responsive Landscape is approved for credits from the following organizations.

    American Society for Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System: 7 credits

    About the Instructor

    Dr. Richard Ludwig is a 40+ year career educator named Instructor of the Year at Gwinnett Technical College, Georgia Educator of the Year by the Georgia Green Industry Association and Technical Educator of the Year by Georgia Commercial Flower Grower’s Association. He is the former host of GardenSmart, a national PBS television show, garden specialist for Southern Living magazine and national spokesperson for MiracleGro potting soils.

    Prerequisites

    N/A

    Program Guidelines

    Please stay home if you are sick. Pre-registration is required, walk-ins will not be accepted. No refunds and no exchanging or transferring tickets. Please note that each participant must be registered. Unless otherwise noted, ALL programs at Duke Farms are RAIN or SHINE.

    Please contact registrations@dukefarms.org with any questions.

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