Garden Design Certificate Program
This unique curriculum provides the knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a garden design professional. It features a solid foundation in plantsmanship and science-based gardening techniques, both of which are essential to creating successful gardens for a wide spectrum of projects, — from private residences to municipal plantings.
Who should participate? Aspiring professional garden designers, and gardeners and garden designers seeking professional development. There are no prerequisites for this program, and no prior horticulture experience is needed.
Online registration is unavailable 24 hours prior to the class start date. You may still register by calling (847) 835-8261.
|Class Title||Start Date||Supply List|
|Gardening Techniques: Session C||Sat., Mar. 28 - 7:30 am||Supply List|
|Soil Basics: Spring Session||Thu., Apr. 9 - 6:30 pm||Supply List|
|Principles of Garden Design, Spring Session||Wed., Apr. 22 - 6:30 pm|
|Botany 2, Spring Evening Session||Mon., Apr. 27 - 6:30 pm|
|Annuals and Biennials Study CD||Tue., May. 12 - 9:00 am|
|Annuals and Biennials||Tue., May. 12 - 6:30 pm|
|Annuals and Biennials Thursday Garden Walks||Thu., May. 14 - 9:00 am|
|Annuals and Biennials Saturday Garden Walks||Sat., May. 16 - 9:00 am|
|Hardscape Basics||Thu., May. 28 - 6:30 pm||Supply List|
|Gardening Techniques: Session D||Sat., Jun. 20 - 7:30 am|
|Herbaceous Perennials||Tue., Jul. 14 - 6:30 pm|
|Herbaceous Perennials Optional Study CD||Tue., Jul. 14 - 6:30 pm|
|Herbaceous Perennials Thursday Garden Walks||Thu., Jul. 16 - 9:00 am|
|Herbaceous Perennials Saturday Garden Walks||Sat., Jul. 18 - 9:00 am|