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“Landscape Design” participants will learn how to create their own personal landscape plan. The goal is for students to analyze their site and develop on paper a landscape design for the property, whether a new or existing home site. The series will end with a review of the participant’s design plan with an experienced Master Gardener. the individual classes and schedule is as follows:
Tuesday, October 5: Planning, whether a new property or old: basic tools & principles
Tuesday, October 12: An Artist’s View of the landscape: what your property will look like in ten years.
Tuesday, October 19: Choosing the Right Trees for your landscape
Wednesday, October 27: Using Deciduous and Evergreen Shrubs in the landscape
Saturday, October 30: (9-11 am): Garden Tour: see over 100 different trees and shrubs
Tuesday, November 2: Using Native Plants in your landscape; Avoid Invasive Plants
Tuesday, November 9: Soil and Plant Chemistry – how it affects everything you plant
Tuesday, November 16: Review Your Design with a Master GardenerYou can sign up individually for each class, or for the whole series. Classes cost $10.00 each, or $40.00 for all eight. For more information and to register, call (717) 263-9226. Or you can click on the brochure above, print it, then fill out the information and send it to the Extension Office.
UPDATE 10/8/10 - NOTE: The Garden Tour date has been changed from Saturday, November 6th to Saturday, October 30th.