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Landscape Design

Whether you are pursuing the entire course series to earn a Certificate of Merit, or just interested in beautifying your property, landscape design courses are available to everyone.

Previous knowledge of plant material is strongly recommended and is required for some courses.

To earn the Certificate of Merit in Landscape Design, the student must satisfactorily complete the core courses, receiving a minimum grade of 70% in each course. Core course grades will be based on assignments, class projects, and participation. Elective courses will be graded on a pass/non-pass basis. To receive credit toward a Certificate, students must complete an assignment. Find out more.

Small class size ensures low student-teacher ratios. Please register early.

Upcoming Classes

Landscape Design I (Winter)

8 sessions. An in-depth approach to design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and sustainable landscapes.

Planting Design

7 sessions. Using elements from Landscape Design I, create beautiful planting designs with balance, repetition, and cohesiveness.

Sketching for Designers

5 sessions. Develop a foundation in field sketching techniques through drawing exercises designed for the novice landscape designer.

Landscape Design I (Summer)

8 sessions. An in-depth approach to design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and sustainable landscapes.

Landscape Design II

10 sessions. Delve more deeply into design creativity, detailed garden features, and more advanced graphics.