10459 Tuxford St
Sun Valley CA 91352
Saturday, February 9, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, February 23, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saturday, March 9, 9:00am-1:00pm
Last day to register: Friday, February 1
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)
Shawn Maestretti is a landscape architect, plantsman, certified arborist and licensed landscape contractor who has been creating gardens in the greater Los Angeles area since 2006 (smgarchitecture.com). He’s a 2014 graduate of the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program.