Garden Design II (Landscape Features) Online Course
From: $50.00 Inc GST / week for 16 weeks
100 hrs (12 months)
Yes unlimited by email
About this Course
This online garden design course can either fine tune the important landscaping skills you acquired upon completion of the Introduction to Garden Design course, or it can be taken as a self contained study unit. It is equally suited to those already working or looking to work in the industry, or enthusiastic gardeners with good basic landscaping knowledge. In this course you learn to design and build such things as walls, rockeries, steps, ponds, and paving; and you develop skills to create specific effects in a garden.
- Determine the resources required for a landscape development, including materials and equipment.
- Determine appropriate plants for different locations within a landscape.
- Determine the appropriate design and construction for landscape features, including walls, fences, pavers and buildings.
- Determine treatments for problem areas in a landscape, including slopes and hostile environments.
- Analyse maintenance requirements for a landscape.
- Develop a landscape development plan, in accordance with a client brief, and in liaison with the client.
- Plan the management of a landscape projects.
Your TutorBarbara Tremain BSc. (Hons) Horticulture, RHS Adv. Cert,. RHS General, City & Guilds Garden Design, Permaculture Level 3 (UK)
Barbara brings to Careerline a wide range of horticultural experience and knowledge Barbara has a keen interest in herbalism, edible wild plants and has lead into studies of many plant based complementary medicinal systems, qualification as a Bach Flower remedy practitioner and studying Ethnobotany. Barbara has practiced and studied horticulture as well as combining it with her love of travel in many countries including the UK, US and Australia and has also studied Permaculture and runs her own horticulture business. Within the past two years she have also worked for Groundwork SW with 18-24 year old unemployed people, this work and the mentoring scheme has allowed me to teach informally. It has been a delight to nurture the interests of keen learners in horticulture and garden design.