In the context of garden design, learn about color theory, plant texture and how specific plants can clearly communicate specific garden styles.
Learn the steps on how to successfully create a simple but effective sketch and perspective drawing regardless of your artistic abilities.
Learn how to incorporate mid-size shrubs (herbaceous and woody plants) into a successful dry garden design.
Spatial design is a critical process before plant and hardscape decisions are made in order to lay a strong foundation to define the space. Learn about the considerations that are important factors in designing a successful dry garden landscape.
Focal point plants sets the tone for the entire design and helps determine all the other plantings. In this lecture, we will look at how to select a dramatic plant for both aesthetics and site conditions.
learn about successful aloes (and friends) at the Ruth Bancroft Garden and how to incorporate these plants into a successful garden design.
Learn about the important elements of a successful concept plan and how to convey those initial ideas of spatial arrangement and overall aesthetic of the design. In addition, students will learn how to design and create a planting plan.
Learn how to create that perfect ‘jewel box’ garden and how to create big impact in small spaces.
While you tend your garden, being able to understand what you’re doing holistically and how it impacts the environment is a huge step towards being sustainable beyond the property line.
Join us for a 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.