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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August

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of more...
211LAN301BO 08/22 Sa 9:30am-12:30pm Merritt
ONLINE

September

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Explore best practices for analyzing sites, balancing weight restrictions with programmatic goals, selecting resilient plant palettes, managing storm water, and more. We'll overview typical green-roof components more...
211LAN461O 09/21 Mo 6:00pm-8:00pm Holzman
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Study theories and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present. Explore Eastern and Western garden traditions. Survey all types of more...
211LAN301AO 09/22 Tu 6:30pm-9:30pm Bunnell
ONLINE

Examine the use of plants in the landscape with an emphasis on choosing the right plant for the right place, based on site-specific design and maintenance criteria. Learn aspects of special landscape values such as size, texture, color, and flowering more...
211HRT358C 09/26 Sa 10:00am-12:40pm D'Antonio
NYBG