Landscape For Life 2020

6 Total Sessions: September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27
[5 Sessions plus one Private Landscape Design Consultation] 
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Conventional gardens often require more of your time and energy because they work against nature, damaging the environment’s ability to clean air and water, reduce flooding and provide all the other natural benefits supporting life. Landscape For Life Educational Series shows you how to work with nature to create a beautiful garden that’s healthier for you, your family and the environment as well as saves money and time. Homeowners are invited to attend this 5-class series hosted by Wellfield Botanic Gardens and instructed by Horticulture Manager Josh Steffen, Executive Director Eric Garton, landscape designer Lucie Martin and soil and water specialist, Jordan Beehler.

Sessions #1-5 are Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8 p.m.
Class session topics include the following:

  • Session 1 (September 22) – Introduction, Sustainability in Home Gardens and tour of Wellfield Botanic Gardens practices in sustainability

  • Session 2 (September 29) – Role of Soil & Successful Soil Practices

  • Session 3 (October 6) – Role of Water & Successful Water Practices

  • Session 4 (October 13) – Role of Plants & Successful Plant Practices

  • Session 5 (October 20) – Successful Materials for Sustainability & Exploring Sustainable Garden Design Strategies (Includes field trip to local home landscape)

  • Session 6 – Times TBD (October 27) – Private Landscape Design Consultation will be scheduled with individual participants/couples with Lucie Martin, Landscape Designer.

Class size is limited, registration is required. Class includes a full-color student manual and handouts.

    • Public: $120 per person / $165 for household (2 adults)
    • Members receive a 20% Discount on this pricing: $96 per person / $132 for household (2 adults)
  • Click here to register online  Please note upon registration you’ll receive additional details about the series and a pre-course questionnaire that will help us customize our series to individual students’ needs.

To learn more about Landscape For Life educational series visit their website at

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain skills to create a beautiful outdoor space that is positive for the environment.

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