Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Cultivate your Future

Cultivate your future through landscape planning and design.

CCCT&I will begin offering Hort 112- Landscape design 1
January 7th-May 6th Tues. and Thurs. 5:00-7:45 pm
Watauga High School -Room 123
This is the essential course for learning to produce scaled drawings and landscape plans for your home, business, or farm operation. The class will teach the elements of professional garden design and its historic past. You will develop drafting skills, learn how to conduct site surveys, create site plans using the principles and practices of landscape design. Plant identification and selection will be emphasized. Time will be spent learning to estimate the cost of the design, and professional standards for installation of a project.
The instructor, Andrea Watson, is now a certified North Carolina landscape contractor and business owner in Blowing Rock. Andrea has 30 years of hands on experience as a landscape designer, contractor and nursery owner. She has an A.A.S. degree in Horticulture Technology and Design. She was assistant horticulturist for The National Trust for Historic Preservation during the 1980’s restoring the 200 year old boxwood gardens of Oatlands Plantation. This experience put her on the path of designing and restoring the gardens for historic estates all over the Washington DC metro area. Traveling to the great gardens of Italy and England, Andrea has studied the bones of ancient gardens and farms in history and has given her a sense of being taught by the masters. She has a passion for creating beautiful, natural, sustainable, outdoor spaces.
Cultivate your future by expressing your creativity and love of nature through landscape planning and design.

For Registration Contact Debbie Mitchell, Director Landscape Gardening

Sign up soon.......Class Starts January 7th. Enjoy!