Landscape Design: Intro Classes & Workshops


March

Would you like to bring the outside inside? Green walls bring a striking beauty to any room, and help create a calm, healthy environment, by reducing noise, removing air toxins, and adding moisture and fresh oxygen to your living area. more...
243LAN120 03/08 Fr 10:00am-2:00pm Raimondi, CLP
NYBG

Explore theories, traditions, and principles that have shaped the design of landscapes from antiquity to the present, through visual presentations, assigned readings, projects, and classroom discussion.
243LAN301CO 03/19 Tu 6:00pm-9:00pm Bunnell
ONLINE

This is the class for plant-lovers eager to up their game! Learn the terminology and basic botanical nomenclature that will help you recognize and describe key differences in common plants.
243BOT308CO 03/21 Th 5:30pm-7:30pm Holmes
ONLINE

To cope with heavier rains and more powerful storm surges, it is critical for horticulturists and landscape designers to understand the natural water cycle. Sarah Bray, Landscape Architect for NYS's Department of Environmental Protection, covers the basics of the hydrologic more...
243LAN290BL 03/23 Sa 6:30pm-8:00pm Bray
BLENDED

Learn the various tools and applications of this software package for landscape designers. Topics include: developing base plans from surveys, techniques for quick estimates, and utilizing the online plant database. Basic computer skills and PC laptop required.
243LAN427C 03/28 Th 5:00pm-8:00pm Poccia
NYBG

April

"Travel the globe" during this survey of European, American, Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic garden traditions, while exploring a wide range of iconic examples—from private gardens to public parks. You'll learn about the theories and principles that have shaped landscape design more...
243PLT100 04/03   Merritt
ONLINE-FLEX

Precise field measurement is the crucial first step in landscape design. Learn how to properly use automatic levels, tapes, and survey instruments. Topics will include accurately measuring distances, differences in elevation, and angles. Dress for the weather.
244LAN340 04/05 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Gillman
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...
244LAN100AO 04/06 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Tryba
ONLINE

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Homework is required.
244LAN311A 04/17 We 5:00pm-8:00pm Poccia
NYBG

May

"Travel the globe" during this survey of European, American, Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic garden traditions, while exploring a wide range of iconic examples—from private gardens to public parks. You'll learn about the theories and principles that have shaped landscape design more...
244PLT100A 05/01   Chubbuck
ONLINE-FLEX

This is the class for plant-lovers eager to up their game! Learn the terminology and basic botanical nomenclature that will help you recognize and describe key differences in common plants.
244BOT308AO 05/04 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Bucuvalas
ONLINE

Graphics are essential in developing and communicating your ideas. Practice various graphic techniques on a range of materials and equipment and learn how to organize and render landscape plans on paper for optimal presentation to clients. Homework is required.
244LAN311BO 05/04 Sa 10:30am-1:30pm Miller
ONLINE

June

"Travel the globe" during this survey of European, American, Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic garden traditions, while exploring a wide range of iconic examples—from private gardens to public parks. You'll learn about the theories and principles that have shaped landscape design more...
244PLT100B 06/05   Merritt
ONLINE-FLEX

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...
244LAN100BO 06/08 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Tryba
ONLINE