Register for the 2023 Dry Garden Design Certificate Program. The Dry Garden Design Certificate Program guides homeowners and experienced designers on an exploration of landscape design through the lens of dry gardening — the utilization of a climate-appropriate plant palette.
With a focus on dry garden plants, this class will give you the basics for understanding how plants are scientifically classified into different families and an overview of the plant parts.
With a focus on dry garden plants, students will learn about the etymology and proper pronunciation of botanical names.
Tree and palm selection sets the tone for garden designs and helps determine all the other plantings. In this lecture, learn how to select a tree or a palm for both aesthetics and conditions.
Learn about the successful soft succulents at the Ruth Bancroft Garden and how you can incorporate these plants into a successful garden design.
Learn about common dry garden styles and highlight the basic design elements you can use to achieve the look you want.
Learn about how you can re-imagine your outdoor space with container gardens featuring a dry garden plant palette.
Learn about best practices on how you can effectively care and maintain your container gardens that utilize a dry garden plant palette.
When planning or planting a garden the first thing to consider are focal point plants. Learn how to select a dramatic plant for both aesthetics and conditions in your dry garden design.