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May 2021

(Webinar) Site Analysis & Design Development – Overview (part 1/3)

Saturday, May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$15 – $20 70 tickets left

When starting a new landscape design there are many things to consider. What is the exposure of the site, how big is it, and how do you want to utilize the garden space? We will look at the how to evaluate and record the conditions of the site and the desires of the clients. 

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(Webinar) Site Analysis & Design Development – Layout (part 2/3)

Saturday, May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$15 – $20 79 tickets left

What shape should your garden take? Learn about different garden layouts, flow and access as well as other factors to consider when creating or redesigning the overall structure of your new garden.

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(Webinar) Site Analysis & Design Development – Choosing a Plant Palette (part 3/3)

Saturday, May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$15 – $20 78 tickets left

There are many factors to consider when selecting your plant palette. We will look at color theory, texture and how specific plants can clearly communicate specific garden styles.

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June 2021

(Webinar) Focal Point Plants in Dry Gardens

Wednesday, June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free – $20 71 tickets left

Focal point plants sets the tone for the entire design and helps determine all the other plantings.  Learn how to select focal point plants for both aesthetics and conditions during the planning and planting process.

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(Webinar) Essential Cacti in Dry Gardens

Saturday, June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free – $20 79 tickets left

Learn how to successfully incorporate cacti into your dry garden landscape design.

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(Video & Webinar) Soil Basics in Dry Gardens

Wednesday, June 23
Free – $30 87 tickets left
soil in hand

Soil is the foundation of healthy plants.  Join Walker Young, Assistant Curator, for a virtual lecture to learn about the content of soil, recommendations for the perfect ratio of materials, and the care that your soil needs in order to keep your dry garden plants healthy and happy.

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(Webinar) Basic Irrigation in Dry Gardens

Wednesday, June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free – $20 75 tickets left

Join Cricket Riley, in-house Landscape Designer, for an introductory course about how to assess your landscape and install a drip irrigation system that is suitable for dry gardens.

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July 2021

(Webinar) Groundcovers & Vines in Dry Gardens

Saturday, July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free – $20 79 tickets left

Layering a garden with groundcovers and vines can help highlight hardscapes and focal plants as well as providing a practical element of weed and erosion control.  Learn how to incorporate a variety of groundcovers and vines into a dry garden landscape.

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(Webinar) Essential Agave & Friends in Dry Gardens

Saturday, July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free – $20 87 tickets left

With bold, eye-catching features, agaves and similar plants (like yuccas and Bromeliaceae plants) can be a wonderful addition in dry garden designs, whether as an accent or companion plant.

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(Webinar) Dry Garden Installation

Wednesday, July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$15 – $20 93 tickets left

Please note that this will be a live, webinar workshop (offered via Zoom) and not a lecture at the Garden. After registration (see below), you will receive further instructions from the Program Director prior to the workshop date. Registration will close on 28 July 2020 at 8am.  This class is part of the Dry Garden Design Certificate program series and is a Required Course.   A garden's success is highly dependent on certain foundational elements. Learn how to properly prepare the soil,…

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