Design a Therapeutic Garden

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Design a Therapeutic Garden

220.00

Design a therapeutic garden for your home

Similar in format to the Small Garden Design Short Course but specific to therapeutic gardens this course takes you through drawing up a plan, planning the space, hard landscape layout and planting plans. Surveying, site analysis and appraisal. Learn how to survey the garden using running dimensions, offsets and triangulation.

Your tutor :

Jai Cheswick was trained in UK by leading garden designers, horticulturists and plantsmen. He’s designed small gardens in Victoria for the last 15yrs. His small garden design course attracts distance learning students from all over the world, who often use the course as a stepping stone towards a new career.

Want to learn more ? Free to email or call.

0430 965 166 office@landscapedesign.melbourne

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Surveying, site analysis and appraisal :

Learn how to survey the garden using running dimensions, offsets and triangulation. Gain an appreciation of levels and a full assessment of the site in its current state.

Layout plans, drawing and design conventions

Learn how to express yourself graphically with a full understanding of your drawing equipment and how to use it. Manipulate space on paper, playing with shapes and patterns creating designs which could be applied to gardens. Conventions of drawing up a layout plan detailing all hard landscaping elements.

Hard landscaping and garden accessory decisions :

An overall appraisal of appropriate hard landscaping materials such as walls, steps, paths, paving, and garden features. How to integrate your proposals within the existing framework.

Planting plans :

Learn the conventions of drawing up a planting plan to scale depicting trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, climbers etc. Understand the use of structural, accent and decorative plants. Drawing elevations of your plans to present to others.

Your tutor :

Jai Cheswick was trained in UK by leading garden designers, horticulturists and plantsmen. This small garden design course attracts Distance Learning students from all over the world, who often use the course as a stepping stone to a new career.

Tuition:

Study at your own pace with support through online discussion group.

You will need a garden to use while on the course. Your own or a friend’s garden.

The therapeutic effect of gardening is well known and the course is an enjoyable learning curve.