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Asian-Inspired Garden Design Class

Asian-Inspired Garden Design
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

4 sessions

Thursdays, April 9–30, 2020
6:30–8:30 pm—CANCELLED

Fee: $129

Out of an abundance of concern for the well being of our guests and community, and in keeping with the CDC’s guidance to practice social distancing, we are cancelling all assembled group activities and events from March 13 through April 22, which includes all classes originally scheduled during that time. Ticket buyers will be contacted with information about receiving a refund.

Learn about components of traditional and interpretive Asian gardens and adapt those components in innovative ways. Explore the historic context and complexity of Asian gardens, with applications for the United States. Gain an understanding of the similarities and differences among Chinese, Korean, and Japanese gardens. Learn about rock placement with step-by-step construction approaches to the use of rocks in garden design. Discuss Asian garden plants and the use of such garden elements as walls, fences, walkways, lanterns, and basins.

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Harriet Henderson


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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.

2020 Continuing Education Catalog