Date: January 04, 2019 to January 04, 2019
Where: Theodore Payne Foundation for Wild Flowers and Native Plants, 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, California, United States, 91532
Event Type: Other
Ticket Price: N/A
Friday, January 4, 11:30am-3:30pmFriday, January 18, 11:30am-3:30pmFriday, February 1, 11:30am-3:30pmLast day to register: Friday, December 28 This comprehensive three-session course for home gardeners offers a sound foundation in design styles and process, the importance of sustainability and how to model a garden after patterns in nature. Students will devise a base/plot plan, implementing knowledge of hardscape materials, irrigation, soils and more. Prior to the class, students will complete a preliminary questionnaire and warm-up exercise for their site. In addition, students are asked to bring photos of their site and a baggie of the site's soil to the first day of class. COURSE PREREQUISITE: Our Right Plant, Right Place class (must be taken before the start of the design course) Orchid Black is a garden designer and the owner of Native Sanctuary (nativesanctuary.wordpress.com), a firm offering native plant consulting, habitat creation and sustainable design services to the greater Los Angeles area. She writes and lectures about native plants, water-saving strategies, and sustainable landscaping. $225 members, $275 nonmembers; $285 member couples, $335 nonmember couples. Cancellation Policy: Full refunds will be given if the cancellation is made more than 7 days before the first class. If a cancellation is requested 7 days or less before the first class, only a postponement will be given, with the following fees attached: $130 for members, $175 for non-members, $185 for member couples, $245 for non-member couples. No refunds will be given within 7 days of the first class, and postponements will only be given within 7 days of the first class.