Landscaping III 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Landscaping III 100 Hours Certificate Course
Expand your Landscaping skills. On this course you'll learn to apply the principles, design features and elements that contribute to the many types and styles of gardens. This is an inspiring course for all lanscapers including experienced landscape designers, developing skills in developing everything from a formal to an eclectic garden, and a Mediterranean to an oriental landscape. This course explores the many styles of garden found around the world; and the various ways in which garden designers can recreate gardens that incorporate a particular style.
Lesson Structure: Landscaping III BHT235
There are 10 lessons:
- Creating the Mood
- Historic Gardens
- Formal Gardens
- Oriental Gardens
- Middle Eastern and Spanish Style
- Mediterranean Gardens
- Coastal Gardens
- Modern Gardens
- Eclectic Gardens
- Other Styles
Learning Goals: Landscaping III BHT235
- Explain the use of colour, light, shade, temperature, water, foliage and other elements in establishing the mood of a garden.
- Describe gardens from different places and periods in history; and in doing so explain how to renovate and/or recreate gardens that reflect the style of different historic periods.
- Apply the principles, design features and elements that make up a formal garden.
- Discuss cultural and historical traditions that contributed to the development and style of the oriental garden.
- Discuss cultural and historical traditions that have contributed to the development and style of the Middle Eastern and Spanish garden.
- Discuss the historic, climatic and cultural influences which have contributed to the style of Mediterranean gardens.
- Discuss design styles of coastal gardens
- Explain the limitations and potential of coastal sites when preparing a landscape design.
- Discuss contemporary garden design styles and possible future trends in garden design.
- Identify the range of diversity possible in garden design.
- Identify characteristics of different garden styles including eclectic, dryland, permaculture, rainforest and tropical garden styles.
- Design different styles of gardens.
- Visit different gardens to assess the mood of each garden. Take time to observe each garden and try to identify the different elements that contribute to the garden mood.
- Observe how colour has been used in the three different gardens. Observe the colours of both plants and hard surfaces, and the way the colours have been combined.
- Visit an historic garden in your area. Identify different features that make this an historic garden.
- Visit a formal garden in your area. Identify features that make this a formal garden.
- Visit an oriental garden either in person or by research.
- Search for more information on gardens that reflect the styles.
- Make notes of anything you find which is interesting and could be used in development of a Mediterranean style of garden in the locality in which you live.
- Visit (make a virtual or real visit) a coastal region near where you live (coast of a lake or sea) and observe the type of plants that are growing near the seashore. Also observe the plants and design elements of nearby gardens. (If you are unable to visit a coastal region, use descriptions of coastal sites and gardens from books, magazines and the internet.)
- Visit a modern courtyard garden (if there is no suitable garden in your area, use a garden described in a book, magazine or on the internet). Identify and describe the elements that make this a âmodernâ garden. How has the designer overcome the restrictions of the site to create a feeling of spaciousness?
- Search through telephone books, magazines and the internet to find suppliers of materials suitable for eclectic gardens such as pots, sundials, pebbles, statues, wrought iron, tiles, gazebos, seats, wind chimes, etc. Visit as many suppliers as possible and inspect these materials. Find out about their cost, availability and longevity.
- Depending upon where you live, visit a dryland, permaculture, tropical, or rainforest garden in your area (if there is no suitable garden in your area, use a garden described in a book, magazine or on the internet). Identify and describe the elements that determine the style of this garden.
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|Comparative Credits Information||UK Course Credits: 10 - U.S. Credit Hours: 3 - when compared to regulated courses.|
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