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Asian-Inspired Garden Design Class

Asian-Inspired Landscape Design
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

4 sessions

Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 pm
April 6–27, 2017

Fee: $129

Registration Opens November 9, 2016

Gain an understanding of the similarities and differences between Chinese, Korean and Japanese gardens. Learn about components of traditional Asian gardens, as well as interpretive gardens that borrow ideas and adapt them in innovative ways. This class will include an initial design overview to understand the historic context and complexity of Asian gardens, with applications for the United States. Rock placement will be addressed, with step-by-step construction approaches to the use of rocks in garden design. Asian garden plants and the use of garden elements, such as walls, fences, walkways, lanterns, and basins will also be discussed.


Harriet Henderson


Acer Room

Please remember that many courses are extremely popular and will sell out quickly. Register now to begin your journey in lifelong learning at Longwood Gardens.

2016 Continuing Education Catalog