Native Plant and Sustainability Conference: Designing Practical, Beneficial and Memorable Landscapes
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' annual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference brings together national experts for a one-day forum on plants, landscapes and our roles as environmental stewards.
Designing Practical, Beneficial and Memorable Landscapes | Sara Madden
Explore design principles that separate naturalistic, ecologically focused landscapes from weedy and unkempt gardens. Take a look at both residential and public examples of memorable spaces in the City of Pittsburgh and beyond with an emphasis on techniques such as material selection, plant palette and various programmatic uses.
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
1) Discuss the concepts that unify and clarify a natural landscape and divide "natural" from "weedy."
2) Review some examples of memorable spaces in the region, and what makes these designs memorable to visitors or residents.
3) Discuss the techniques that can help to make a landscape both natural and memorable, such as material selection and land use.
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