Landscape For Life 2017

landscape for life5 Sessions
Plus one additional session – A Private Landscape Design Consultation 

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, landscape designer Lucie Martin and soil and water specialist, Nancy Brown.

Classes are Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8 pm
Class session topics include the following:

  • Session 1 (September 5) – Introduction, Sustainability in Home Gardens and tour of Wellfield Botanic Gardens practices in sustainability
  • Session 2 (September 12)– Role of Soil & Successful Soil Practices 
  • Session 3 (September 19) – Role of Water & Successful Water Practices 
  • Session 4 (September 26) – Role of Plants & Successful Plant Practices (Includes field trip to local home landscape)
  • Session 5 (October 3) – Successful Materials for Sustainability & Exploring Sustainable Garden Design Strategies
  • One additional session will be scheduled with individual participants/couples and includes a design consultation with landscape designer.

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

  • Members: $100 per person / $140 for household (2 adults)
  • Public: $120 per person / $165 for household (2 adults)
  • Click here to register online  Please note upon registration you’ll receive an automatic confirmation letter which includes additional details about the series and a link to a pre-course survey 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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