17th Annual Landscape Design Tour

Start Date
08/15/2018
End Date
08/16/2018
Description
Leading landscape designers will walk you through award winning landscapes and share their philosophies on design. This event will highlight landscape creativity, craftsmanship and the diversity of ideas and materials used in the landscape.

Tentative Schedule: Wednesday, August 15:
7:30 am: Depart from Okemos, MI

9:00 am: Pick up additional passengers in Kalamazoo, MI

10:30-11:30 am: Tour 2 private landscapes in Stevensville, MI

11:30am-1:30pm: Drive to Chicago, lunch on bus

1:30 - 5:00 pm: Tour private landscapes/estates in Chicago

5:00 - 6:30 pm: Dinner

6:30 - 8:00 pm: Tour of Lurie Garden

Thursday, August 16:
8:00 am: Board charter bus from host hotel and drive to Chalet Nursery

9:00-11:00 am: Tour of Chalet Nursery, as well as their behind-the-scenes business and grower operations

11:00 am-1:00 pm: Tour two private landscapes/estates in Chicago

1:00-2:30 pm: Drive from Chicago to Stevensville

2:30-4:00 pm: Tour two gardens in Stevensville, MI

4:00 - 5:00 pm: Drive to Kalamazoo, MI to drop off passengers

6:30 p: Arrive in Okemos, MI and finish tour.
Location
Chicago, IL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
14.0
Learning Outcomes
Identify new plants, products, and materials that were used in a design.

Analyze and discuss landscape designs based on design principles after having visited the sites.

Formulate aspects of each site that could be replicated in future designs.
Instructors
Dr. Robert Shutzki
Website Registration
Course Codes
LDT
Provider
Michigan Nursery & Landscape Association


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