Designing Gardens : 20hr short course

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Designing Gardens : 20hr short course

250.00

Study this course for a foundation garden design.

Designing and building a garden is like creating a living sculpture.

The secret to good design is effective planning, coupled with the skills and confidence to put your plans into practice. Although this short course in Designing Gardens is a 20 hour self paced course, its coverage is extensive.

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Discover the Art and Science of Garden Design

Designing and building a garden is like creating a living sculpture.

The secret to good design is effective planning, coupled with the skills and confidence to put your plans into practice.Although this short course in Designing Gardens is a 20 hour self paced course, its coverage is extensive.

Work through the course at your own pace. Do as many or as few of the activities as you need to - this unique format allows you to apply your learning to your own interests and circumstances.

There are seventeen lessons in this course from a basic introduction to garden design, to following a budget, plant selection, making the garden meet the house, different designs and using different features to complete your design.

As you progress through each lesson you will be provided with a range of ways you can expand your learning. By choosing which tasks you do and don't undertake you can expand in areas that interest you most, and skip areas of less interest.

At the end of each lesson, you will be given a short interactive test to undertake, which will provide an indication of how your learning is progressing. You can choose to undertake a more formal online assessment at the end of the course, if you wish, to obtain a formal 'certificate of completion'.

What the Course Covers

Seventeen lessons in this course cover:

LESSON 1 INTRODUCTION TO GARDEN DESIGN

LESSON 2 APPROPRIATENESS OF GARDEN DESIGN

LESSON 3 CREATING AN IMPACT

LESSON 4 DESIGNING TO A BUDGET

LESSON 5 CHOOSING PLANTS

LESSON 6 USING THE GARDEN

LESSON 7 WHERE THE GARDEN MEETS THE HOUSE

LESSON 8 MAKING THE WINTER GARDEN MORE COMFORTABLE

LESSON 9 GARDENS FOR CHILDREN

LESSON 10 THE SECURE HOME AND GARDEN

LESSON 11 LIGHTING A GARDEN

LESSON 12 DEALING WITH SHADE

LESSON 13 GARDEN ART

LESSON 14 POTS & PLANTERS

LESSON 15 COLOUR IN THE GARDEN

LESSON 16 APPLICATIONS FOR COLOUR

LESSON 17 GARDEN FURNITURE