RENEWING THE GARDEN

Start Date
10/10/2018
End Date
10/10/2018
Description
Over time, garden designs and infrastructure need an update to improve appearance, update collections, and increase relevance to the public. The planning process for this revitalization typically involves the melding of different institutional department ideas and issues along with board involvement. Learn from Kelly Norris, Director of Horticulture and Education, on how the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden planned and implemented the renovation, revitalization, and expansion of its gardens, taking it from municipal management to a public-private partnership.
Location
Tulsa, OK
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Ways to revisit and update designs and infrastructure to improve appearance and increase relevance to the public.
2) How to involve multiple stakeholders and different institutional department ideas including the board and incorporate them into the design and planning process.
3) The basic components necessary to plan and implement the renovation, revitalization, and expansion of gardens, with a focus on how to take a garden from municipal management to a public-private partnership.
Instructors
Kelly D. Norris is an award-winning author and the director of horticulture and education at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Organic Gardening, Better Homes and Gardens, to name a few.
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Provider
American Public Gardens Association


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