Classes meet on Tuesdays, 6-9pm: October 1,8,15,22, 2013. (Due to field studies for the October 22 class, it meets from 5-8pm).
Focus on the bones of the garden with a survey of ornamental woody plants for residential landscape design. This course will cover ornamental shrubs, small flowering trees, shade trees, and broadleaf and needle evergreens. Students will become familiar with the many garden-worthy woody plants that thrive in Zone 5. Course covers plant ID, selection, siting, cultivation and possible design uses. This class can be taken as a core requirement for the Horticulture Certificate Level I program, or as an individual class.
Instructor - Elisabeth Cary, M.A. is Education Director at Berkshire Botanical Garden. She organizes the Horticulture Certificate program and has a special interest in woody plants.
Discounted price for 4 Fall Level I courses: $590