Landscape Design: Intro Classes & Workshops


May

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Work with a range of drawing materials and drafting equipment. more...
204LAN311B 05/05 Tu 6:15pm-9:15pm Capparelli
NYBG

Using illustrative before and after photos of various projects she has executed throughout her long career, landscape designer Jan Johnsen shares 25 specific tips to enhance your garden. Techniques include "Lure of the Sheltered Corner," "The Principle of Three Depths", more...
204LAN169 05/09 Sa 10:00am-2:30pm Johnsen
NYBG

June

Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home more...
204LAN100A 06/04 Th 10:00am-1:00pm Beyers
NYBG

When the sun goes down, the art of landscape lighting can bring a painterly or even sculptural transformation to your design. This course explores the art of landscape lighting from selection and placement to color and composition. Learn the technical more...
204LAN158 06/05 Fr 10:00am-2:30pm Novasel
NYBG

Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! Using commonly known plants, you'll learn the terminology used to describe their growing habits and structures. This more...
204BOT308A 06/16 Tu 5:00pm-8:00pm Bronson
NYBG

Join Stephen Morrell for an in-depth look at the beauty and simplicity of Japanese gardens, and enjoy a rare opportunity to tour the Rockefeller Japanese Garden, one of the east coast's finest examples. We'll begin the day at NYBG discussing more...
204LAN159 06/22 Mo 9:30am-3:30pm Morrell
NYBG

July

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Work with a range of drawing materials and drafting equipment. more...
211LAN311C 07/06 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Poccia
MDTN

Are you a plant-lover eager to up your game and start distinguishing one species from another? Then this is the class for you! Using commonly known plants, you'll learn the terminology used to describe their growing habits and structures. This more...
211BOT308B 07/11 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Holmes
MDTN

Plants surround us in a profusion of forms. But in naturally occurring landscapes, these combinations are far from random, and are often dictated by complex factors, which limit or encourage the growth of particular plants. In this workshop you will more...
211HRT140A 07/17 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Arcate Schuler
NYBG

Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home more...
211LAN100B 07/23 Th 6:15pm-9:15pm Beyers
MDTN

September

Gain an introduction to the terminology, concepts, and basic principles of landscape design through lectures and simple two-dimensional exercises. This course is recommended for students with little or no background in design who want to design for their own home more...
211LAN100C 09/14 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Beyers
NYBG
211LAN100D 09/15 Tu 6:15pm-9:15pm Tryba
MDTN

Explore best practices for analyzing sites, balancing weight restrictions with programmatic goals, selecting resilient plant palettes, managing stormwater, and more. We'll overview typical green-roof components (including proprietary systems and soils), discuss the challenges of green-roof microclimates, and consider the expanding more...
211LAN461 09/21 Mo 6:00pm-9:00pm Holzman
MDTN

Precise field measurement is the crucial first step in landscape design. Learn to create a site plan using tape measures, baseline, and offset measurement techniques. Practice using builders' levels to collect spot elevations across the site and convert them to more...
211LAN340 09/26 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Cahilly
NYBG

October

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Work with a range of drawing materials and drafting equipment. more...
212LAN311D 10/01 Th 6:00pm-9:00pm Poccia
MDTN

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 gardens and landscapes, including corporate and public spaces, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, more...
212LAN301A 10/06 Tu 6:15pm-9:15pm Bunnell
MDTN
212LAN301B 10/07 We 10:00am-1:00pm Capps Sarathy
NYBG

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your design ideas. Practice various graphic techniques and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Work with a range of drawing materials and drafting equipment. more...
212LAN311A 10/19 Mo 10:00am-1:00pm Einhorn
NYBG