Home Landscape: Delight or Disaster, Part 1: The Manual
An introduction to the principles of design theory; including a discussion on space, focalization, simplicity, sequence, and scale.
Join Bruce Crawford, State Program Leader for Home and Public Horticulture for NJAES, as he shares over 37 year’s worth of experience in the landscape design business. Bruce will deliver a free, three-part educational series specifically aimed at teaching home gardeners how to improve their garden design skills.
Part 2: The Bolts — The details that help align everything; looking at developing space with hardscaping (layout of walks and patios), shrub massings, and shade/small tree placement – October 22.
Part 3: The Nuts – Tightening design and providing unity. Sweeps of different types of groundcovers, perennial, and ornamental grasses. Layering and detailed plant choices including use of native plants for providing food and habitat – October 29.