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Landscape Design I: The Basics (Day 4 of 8)

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Date:

Friday, January 28, 2022

Time:

1–4:30 p.m.

Location:

Online, NJ

Speaker:

Roy DeBoer, Jr.

Description:

In this eight-week landscape design training course, instructor Roy DeBoer, Jr. will take the mystery out of the design process and lay out the sequential steps for planning a perfect landscape. From the basics of bubble diagrams to the complexity of major site installations, you'll learn how to do it right from someone who has done it all!

Topics Covered in this Landscape Design Class Include:

- Introduction to the landscape design process
- Fundamentals and elements of landscape design
- Introduction to design graphics
- Functional and spatial diagrams
- Preparing base maps and bubble diagrams
- Combining mixed concepts into a larger scheme
- Understanding scale and space
- Creating a readable site plan
- Site analysis and constraints
- Contours and land forms
- Choosing appropriate plant materials
- Plant massing and design composition
- Vehicular and pedestrian needs / Mechanics of driveways and walks
- Decks, hardscapes, pools, and gathering areas
- Walls, rain gardens, and water features
- Landscaping for corner lots
- And more!

Cost:

Early Registration Fee: $745.00 (on or before January 3, 2022); Registration Fee: $795.00 (after January 3, 2022)

Sponsor(s):

Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education

Contact:

Joe Canzano, 848-932-7317