Native Planting in Public Gardens: Ecological Soundness and Experiential Richness

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Start Date
03/02/2017
End Date
03/01/2019
Description
A landscape architect, educator, and the Director of Horticulture for a botanical garden will address the process of designing ecologically-based gardens for three native botanic gardens. Learn how the gardens are designed to teach visitors about regional biodiversity, sustainability, and native plants.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1) Acquire knowledge of how to design ecologically-based gardens and how native plants adapt themselves to specific environments. 2) Discover herbaceous and ephemeral native plant selections in woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. 3) Learn how to translate ecological principles into a designed landscape. 4) Determine methods to educate others about the importance of regional biodiversity within a native garden.
Instructors
Sheila Brady, Darrel Morrison, Travis Beck
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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