July 17, 2021 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Theodore Payne Foundation
10459 Tuxford Street
Sun Valley
CA 91352

Class meets three times in person:
Saturday, July 17, 8:30am-12:30pm
Saturday, July 31, 8:30am-12:30pm
Saturday, August 14, 8:30am-12:30pm
Last day to register: Friday, July 9

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. This class must be taken before the start of the design course.

Steve Gerischer divides his time between creating award-winning landscapes with his company, Larkspur Garden Design, and lecturing on a wide variety of topics relating to gardening in Southern California. He also serves as president of the Southern California Horticultural Society.