Landscape Design Certificate Classes

The NYBG Landscape Design Certificate Program prepares students for creative careers as landscape designers. Outstanding instructors who are working professionals cover every step of the design process, from landscape history to site analysis and design development, is covered. This interactive program enables you to take on a spectrum of projects from simple to complex and also to offer complete landscape design services.

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September

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. more...
231LAN301BO 09/12 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Bunnell
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn more...
231LAN311BO 09/13 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Miller
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Learn the various tools and applications of this software package for landscape designers. Topics include: basic more...
231LAN427B 09/13 Tu 5:00pm-8:00pm Poccia
NYBG
231LAN427 09/15 Th 5:00pm-8:00pm Poccia
NYBG

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn more...
231LAN311C 09/16 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Poccia
NYBG

Note the "Location" of each section, as we may have in-person and blended options. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right more...
231HRT358D 09/17 Sa 10:00am-12:40pm D'Antonio
NYBG

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Precise field measurement is the crucial first step in landscape design. Learn to create more...
231LAN340 09/17 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Hettinger
NYBG

Note the "Location" of each section, as we may have in-person and blended options. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right more...
231HRT358EBL 09/18 Su 9:00am-11:00am Moore
BLENDED

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Apply basic design concepts to site-specific problems, focusing on the process of design development. Start with more...
231LAN402 09/22 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm McConnell
NYBG

Through a series of design assignments, learn how to prepare planting plans for a variety of projects. Explore the significance of site conditions as well as plant form, texture, color, and ecological associations. Learn to develop plans that are practical, more...
231LAN403O 09/22 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm Ellickson-Hastie
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. more...
231LAN301CO 09/23 Fr 10:30am-1:30pm Merritt
ONLINE

Explore how to effectively organize and operate a small landscape business that will sustain itself and earn a profit. We will discuss how to attract new clients, position oneself in a crowded market and choose the right type of business more...
231LAN457O 09/23 Fr 10:15am-12:15pm Zavaglia
ONLINE

Note the "Location" of each section, as we have blended and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and shrubs native to and more...
231HRT331ABL 09/24 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Nolan
BLENDED
231HRT331BBL 09/25 Su 10:00am-1:00pm McLaughlin
BLENDED

October

Note the "Location" of each section, as we have blended and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and shrubs native to and more...
232HRT331A 10/12 We 10:00am-1:00pm Ruggiero
NYBG