Landscape Construction

Start Date
07/25/2018
End Date
08/15/2018
Description
Discover the fundamental construction techniques for building features that will withstand the forces of nature, such as yearly freeze and thaw cycles. Learn how to detail, specify for and construct simple walls, paving systems and steps, and discuss garden structures and drainage.
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Housing & Community Design
Residential Design
Site Planning
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
8.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Understand the freeze thaw cycle, especially in western Pennsvlania.

2) Learn how to detail and specify for simple wall, paving systems, garden structures, steps, and fences.

3) Learn basic construction techniques for the structures listed in objective 2.
Instructors
Bob Vukich
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Provider
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


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