This article appeared in the June 2002 web issue of Horticulture Update,
edited by Dr. Douglas F. Welsh, and produced by Extension Horticulture,
Texas Cooperative Extension, The Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas.

Landscape Design
Study Course III, Series XVIII

andscape Design Study Course III, XVIII, will be offered September 23 - 25, 2002. This series, which is held in conjunction with the Texas Garden Clubs, Inc., and Texas Cooperative Extension, will be offered in four separate schools, approximately six months apart, in the Bryan-College Station, Texas area. Participants may take the four courses in any sequence. Garden Club members, Master Gardeners, nurserymen, and others who are interested in furthering their knowledge of landscape design are welcome to attend.

This year, Lucinda Hutson, nationally celebrated food, garden, and lifestyle writer from Austin, Texas, will give a presentation on ‘Creating Intimate Outdoor Spaces.’ Lucinda is the author of The Herb Garden Cookbook, and Tequila! Cooking with the Spirit of Mexico. She holds a BA degree in Anthropology from the University of Texas, and has lectured and written extensively on Tex-Mex and Mexican food and garden concepts in such publications as Fine Gardening, Food & Wine, Fod Arts, Kitchen Garden, and Horticulture.

Master Gardeners who complete a course may apply 12 hours of credit to their requirements for continuing education.

Texas Garden Club members who successfully pass the examinations for all four courses are eligible to become nationally accredited Landscape Design Consultants.

Texas Certified Nursery Professionals who pass the course may apply this to their requirement for recertification with the Texas Nursery and Landscape Association (TNLA). Registration for the course will be $72.00 and includes two lunches. A text for the course, Stewards of the Land (National Council of State Garden Clubs, Inc.), will be available, with chapters which cover thoroughly the materials to be presented in all four of the courses of the series. Those student wishing to purchase the book may add an additional $40.00 to their registration fee, and the book will be reserved for them to pick up the first morning of the course. This text will replace, in larg part, the syllabus which accompanied the course in previous years.

Registration form may be requested by mail from Lenora Sebesta, Extension Horticulture, 2134 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-2134; by telephone at (979) 845-7342; by FAX at (979) 845-8906; or by e-mail at < >.

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