The course will provide in-depth knowledge of the design process, including site evaluation and analysis, design theory, function and spatial delineation, and concept development. Lastly, an understanding of soils and plant material followed by basic construction techniques will be covered. No previous design, drawing/drafting, or CAD experience is required.
Objectives: To provide basic landscape design process knowledge for the creation of sustainable site and landscape planning, without the requirement for drawing, drafting, sketching, or CAD or related software knowledge.
Course Length: 6 weeks, 36 hours
Materials Needed: Pen, paper, and binder
Course Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm. Mondays & Wednesdays
Fees: $495.00 taxes included.
Erin has been designing gardens professionally for over 16 years with her company, Greenspace Designs. Her designs have been featured in Boulevard Magazine and BC Home and Garden, and she has written articles about designing gardens for Yam and BC Home and Garden. In 2017, Erin won a Gold Care award for Best Outdoor Living Space (with Creative Spaciz). Strongly focused on sustainability, with traditional design know-how, Erin brings her knowledge and expertise of native plants, rain gardens, and drainage swales to the Landscape Design program. Erin holds a bachelor of Arts from UBC (2001), as well as a Horticultural Technician Certificate from VIU (1995).
Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled. Should this occur, a full refund will be issued. So don't delay, register today!
Please call 250-383-3631 for more information.