Brookdale Community College Garden Design Certific

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This course is recommended for individuals who are interested in pursuing garden design at garden centers, thinking of starting their own business in garden consulting, or wishing to create beautiful spaces in their own backyard. Students will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of design from evaluating and measuring properties to presenting completed designs. Some of the topics that we will explore will be design principles, choosing the right plant for the right place, landscape installation, developing a plant palette, creating gardens that attract pollinators, and incorporating natives, edible plants, and herbs into the landscape. We will also explore the business side of design from creating quotes to pricing out jobs for clients. To register, call 732-224-2315. Mondays, August 19-November 11, 6-9 pm (no class Sep 2). Fee and Code: $844, XBUSS 099.