Native Plants in the Landscape - Native Plant Design on a Residential Scale

Start Date
06/08/2018
End Date
06/08/2018
Description
Natural gardens can reduce maintenance, improve the environment, and enhance the beauty of any residential property. Through a series of case studies, this presentation details techniques for gracefully integrating native plant compositions and ecological processes into the residential setting. Projects are presented from inception to maturity, providing a behind-the-scenes look at both practical and aesthetic considerations involved in creating and maintaining natural gardens.
Location
Millersville, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Residential Design
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand how to integrate ecology and traditional garden design principles to achieve low-maintenance, resilient, and visually compelling native landscapes.
2. View case studies showing this approach in varied habitats.
3. Learn how to coordinate native plant compositions and ecological processes in the residential setting.
Instructors
Larry Weaner
Website Registration
Course Codes
Provider
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve


Contact Us

American Society of Landscape Architects © Copyright 2018 All rights reserved.