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Landscape Design I Class (Winter)

Landscape Design I
Continuing Education

Dates & Price

8 sessions

Wednesdays, 1:00–4:00 pm
January 29–March 18, 2020

Inclement Weather Date: Thursday, March 26

Fee: $249

This course is an in-depth approach to design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and topics related to sustainable landscapes. Through lectures and demonstrations, learn to produce professional-quality, conceptual designs. Utilizing a home landscape on Longwood grounds, learn to measure and translate measurements to scale and draft a base plan. Get acquainted with design tools and online sources of information that are key to producing practical designs. In a final project, develop a unique, creative, yet feasible solution for a given site. 

A materials list will be emailed in advance of your class. The required textbook for the course is Residential Landscape Architecture by Booth and Hiss; several copies are available for use in the Longwood Gardens Library.

Core Course


Danilo Maffei


Acer Room


Introduction to Graphic Communications

Online Learning

Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials

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