Learn about the maintenance considerations that should be integrated into the garden design process. Students’ horticultural knowledge will expand to consider sustainable maintenance concerns alongside cost-effectiveness when selecting plants. Learn procedures for perennials, woody plants and lawns, including transplanting, staking, fertilizing, winterizing, mulching, plant pathology and pest control with an emphasis on deer control. This six-session class is taught by Daryl Beyers.
Daryl Beyers is the author of The New Gardener’s Handbook: Everything you Need to Know to Grow a Beautiful and Bountiful Garden, available from Timber Press. As gardening certificate program coordinator at the New York Botanical Garden, he helps guide the program’s curriculum and teaches popular gardening classes. Daryl has more than twenty-five years of professional landscaping experience, specializing in residential garden design and development. As a staff writer, photographer and editor for Fine Gardening magazine, he authored two special issues on garden design and served as a contributing garden editor for Martha Stewart Living. His articles on gardening and garden design have also appeared in Horticulture and HGTV Magazine.
Advance registration is required.