Landscape Design Course

To be held at Albuquerque Academy Friday Evening, Feb 11 and Saturday Feb 12, 2011 Friday Evening, Feb 18 and Saturday Feb 19, 2011 Sponsored by the Albuquerque Chapter Native Plant Society of New Mexico

This is a perfect course for those wishing to move from a traditional landscape to a Xeric one, for new homeowners, for do-it-yourselfers, for gardeners who want variety in their landscape palette, and for anyone interested in landscape design. The course covers the basics of landscape design: drawing a plan, improving the soil, irrigation, selecting plants (trees, shrubs, flowering perennials), hardscapes, companion plantings, and planting for habitat (course details attached). For more information, go to http://npsnm.unm.edu/whats_new.html Workshop will be limited to the first 100 participants.

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM
Please send a separate form for each attendee, Forms and checks go to: NPSNM Albuquerque Chapter, PO Box 35388, Albuquerque, NM 87176-5388 Checks should be payable to: NPSNM Albuquerque Chapter NAME ________________________________________________________________ MAILING ADDRESS _____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ PHONE____________________E-MAIL _____________________________________ Registration fee includes all 4 days’ presentations, Friday and Saturday lunches and snacks Please select: Vegetarian ______ Non-Vegetarian _______ Registration Fee - $95.00; Late registration after Jan 20 - $105.00 Cancellation policy: $70.00 refund if cancelled by January 20, 2010 Questions? Lolly Jones (505) 771-8020 or ljones20@comcast.net

If you would prefer to register via PayPal, go to http://npsnm.unm.edu/whats_new.html.

Landscape Design Course Preliminary Schedule
To be held at Albuquerque Academy
Friday Evening, Feb 11 and Saturday Feb 12, 2011 Friday Evening, Feb 18 and Saturday Feb 19, 2011 Sponsored by the Albuquerque Chapter New Mexico Native Plant Society
Friday Evening, February 11, 6:30-8:30 PM

Session 1: Session 2: Session 3: Break: Session 4: Lunch: Session 5:

Landscape Design Overview with George Miller The Plan: “Bare Ground to Finished Landscape” with Beth Herschman
Saturday Morning, February 12, 9AM-12:30 PM

Permaculture/Irrigation with Jim Brooks Refreshments, time to peruse books and our Educational File, order plants, ask questions Companion Planting in the Design with Judith Phillips Time to peruse books and our Educational File, order plants, ask questions
Saturday Afternoon, February 12, 1:45-3:30 PM

Activity Session with Facilitators Draw preliminary garden plans (assisted by instructors and NPS members) Tour Academy grounds; note landscape concepts; visit off-campus sites

Homework for the Week: Tour sites with interesting hardscapes, see the winter “look” of gardens, view application of concepts our instructors have discussed. These activities will be varied and assigned by our instructors to help internalize some of the basic design concepts they have emphasized.
Friday Evening, February 18, 6:30-8:30 PM

Session 6:

The Albuquerque Look: Gravel or Grass? with George Radnovich
Saturday Morning, February 19, 9AM-12:00 PM

Session 7: Break: Session 8: Lunch:

Attracting Pollinators with Carolyn Dodson Refreshments, time to peruse books and our Educational File, order plants, ask questions Creating Habitat with Virginia Burris Time to peruse books and our Educational File, order plants, ask questions
Saturday Afternoon, February 19, 1:00-3:30 PM

Session 9: Design Choices for Difficult Areas (Trees, Shrubs, Color) with Wes Brittenham Session 10: Field Trip
Pertinent Information

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Class sponsored by the Albuquerque Chapter, Native Plant Society of New Mexico. To reach us, Google “Native Plant Society of New Mexico.” Go to “What’s New” for information. Download Course Description and Registration Form or contact Lolly Jones, at ljones20@comcast.net; 505-771-8020. Cost: $95 before January 20, $105 after January 20. Cost of course includes two lunches and snacks. Limited to 100 participants