Elements of Design Tour: Asian-Inspired Gardens

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Elements of Design Tour: Asian-Inspired Gardens

stalks of chocolate bamboo with pink lilies between the stalks
Hank Davis

Dates & Price

Saturday, May 6, 2023
8:30 am–5:00 pm

Fee: $129

Fee for Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members: $116

Registrations may be cancelled up to two weeks before the event, and your registration fee, less a $30 processing fee, will be refunded. (Do not include this language for classes that cost less than $30).

To notify us of your cancellation, email us or call 610-388-5454.

Registration Closed

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After departing Longwood, our first stop is Delaware Quarries to see an array of natural rock applications for Asian-inspired gardens, including boulders, cobblestones, steppers, wall stone, flagstone, river jacks, and decorative gravel. Next, we’ll travel to Morris Arboretum to enjoy a box lunch and explore a range of traditional and interpretive Asian-inspired gardens, including the former Tea House Garden site, Fernery, Ravine Garden, Overlook Garden, Hill and Water Garden, Katsura Pond, and the Orange Balustrade.

Certificate Information

Students wishing to receive credit for the Elements of Design Tour requirement of the Landscape Design Certificate must complete and submit an assignment designed specifically for this landscape tour.


May 6, 2023
8:30 am–5:00 pm


Tour Departs From Visitor Center Parking Lot. Trip leaves promptly as listed and runs rain or shine. Please note that this tour contains a good deal of walking and is an outdoor experience. While our pace will be slow, some areas require mildly strenuous walking. Appropriate footwear and water are recommended. Dress for all types of weather.

Additional Information

A box lunch will be provided. Seating is limited.