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Overview

Helping members become accomplished landscape designers.

The Landscape Design Study Courses offer a series of four 10-hour courses. The courses cover the history of landscape design as well as instruction from landscape architects in a variety of design techniques used in home and municipal settings.

The curriculum covers a wide range of subjects: from landscape design history to landscape architecture in the year 2000 and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, professional instructors have maintained the high standards originally incorporated in the study program. Also offered are many optional programs, such as conferences, symposia and tours. Students acquire the tools for making their own gardens more beautiful and easier to maintain. Many students have been motivated to serve in political decision-making areas where awareness of the impact of a well-designed landscape can enhance the beauty and enjoyment of life in the public arena.

Landscape Design Courses

Course 1


June | 
6/18
 - 
6/26
, 2016 | 
Virginia tour of historic homes and gardens, 
VA
Course: 1
State Chairman: Carole Whitehead | Phone: (865) 922-2778
September | 
9/26
 - 
9/27
, 2016 | 
College Station, 
TX
Course: 1
State Chairman: Diane Perez | Phone: (713) 984-1901
October | 
10/6
 - 
10/8
, 2016 | 
Elkhorn, 
NE
Course: 1
State Chairman: Alice Hemsath | Phone: (308) 224-3771
October | 
10/8
 - 
10/10
, 2016 | 
Fairbanks, 
AK
Course: 1
State Chairman: Becky Hassebroek | Phone: (907) 456-3066
October | 
10/24
 - 
10/25
, 2016 | 
Kalamazoo, 
MI
Course: 1
State Chairman: Terry Harding | Phone: (231) 947-0568
November | 
11/12
 - 
11/14
, 2016 | 
Phoenix, 
AZ
Course: 1
State Chairman: Joyce Girvin | Phone: (774) 217-8253

Course 2


October | 
10/22
 - 
10/24
, 2016 | 
Fairbanks, 
AK
Course: 2
State Chairman: Becky Hassebroek | Phone: (907) 456-3066
November | 
11/16
 - 
11/17
, 2016 | 
Falmouth, 
ME
Course: 2
State Chairman: Harriet Robinson | Phone: (207) 743-7236

Course 3


October | 
10/27
 - 
10/29
, 2016 | 
Wellesley, 
MA
Course: 3
State Chairman: Maureen O'Brien | Phone: (781) 407-0065
November | 
11/9
 - 
11/10
, 2016 | 
New Smyrna Beach, 
FL
Course: 3
State Chairman: Sally Flanagan | Phone: (386) 428-3170
March | 
3/18
 - 
3/20
, 2017 | 
Fairbanks, 
AK
Course: 3
State Chairman: Becky Hassebroek | Phone: (907) 456-3066
March | 
3/21
 - 
3/22
, 2017 | 
New Haven, 
CT
Course: 3
State Chairman: Susan Laursen | Phone: (203) 415-2077

Course 4


July | 
7/27
 - 
7/29
, 2016 | 
Canton, 
OH
Course: 4
State Chairman: Pat Smith | Phone: (330) 875-9317
September | 
9/28
 - 
9/29
, 2016 | 
Richmond, 
VA
Course: 4
State Chairman: Glenda H. Knowles | Phone: (757) 651-0401
October | 
10/18
 - 10/19
 & 
10/21
, 2016 | 
East Brunswick, 
NJ
Course: 4
State Chairman: Alice Dickson | Phone: (908) 852-3063
November | 
11/16
 - 
11/17
, 2016 | 
Sarasota, 
FL
Course: 4
State Chairman: Karen Gott | Phone: (954) 295-7205
April | 
4/1
 - 
4/3
, 2017 | 
Fairbanks, 
AK
Course: 4
State Chairman: Becky Hassebroek | Phone: (907) 456-3066

Required Reading

Newscape the NGC Landscape Design Newsletter

Resources

For information about a course near you, contact the event chairmen listed, or:
Jane R. Bersch, Chairman: Landscape Design Schools