Texas Cooperative Extension, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas



Landscape Design
Study Course IV, Series XVIII

Landscape Design Study Course IV, Series XVIII, will be offered in January. This series, which is sponsored by Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. and Texas Cooperative Extension, is offered in four separate schools, approximately six months apart, in the Bryan-College Station 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.

In January, the Special Interest Lecture will be presented by Greg Grant, popular Texas writer, speaker, and horticulturist. He co-authored, along with William C. Welch, the book, The Southern Heirloom Garden.

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 $80.00. 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 students wishing to purchase the book may add an additional $40 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 large part the syllabus which accompanied the course in previous years.

Registration forms may be requested from Lenora Sebesta, Department of Extension Horticulture, 2134 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843-2134, by telephone (979) 845-7342, or by e-mail at <lasebesta@tamu.edu>. Click here to download the application form.

Tentative Schedule

Monday, January 27, 2003

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions - Dottie Sivess and William C. Welch
8:45 - 9:30 a.m.
Development of Landscape Architecture from World War II to the Present - Nancy Volkman
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
Herbaceous Material in the Landscape - William C. Welch
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
10:45 - 11:30 a.m.
Redesign of Areas - Robert B. Ruth
11:30 - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 - 1:15 p.m.
Community Participation - C. Scott Shafer
1:15 - 1:30 p.m.
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Special Interest Lecture: Southern Heirloom Garden - History, Cultures, Plants, Examples - Greg Grant

Tuesday, January 28, 2003

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
Design for the Future - Chris Ellis
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Contemporary Landscape Design - Alan King
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Evaluating the Landscape Designs of Residential, Public, and Business Property - Alan King
11:15 - 12:15 p.m.
12:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Tour of Landscape Designs of Residential, Public, and Business Property
3:30 p.m.
Examination instructions and review, early examination

Wednesday, January 29, 2003

8:00 a.m.



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