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From the Drawing Board to the Border

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

How do you take your plans from the drawing board to creating the garden without being overwhelmed by the amount of work and money? Learn how to develop a shopping list and timeline to phase the work over several seasons. You’ll also receive some useful tips on budgeting, purchasing plants, and working with landscape professionals.

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 6:30pm

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Intro to Digital Media: Understand Platform & Content

at Columbia Business School - Chicago
Online Classroom, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Introduction to Digital Media (Online): Understanding Platforms and Content Participant Profile Introduction to Digital Media (Online): Understanding Platforms and Content is designed for professionals in media companies and agencies. It is also suitable for professionals who work extensively with media companies and media channels (such as marketers...

Monday Mar 18th, 6pm

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Globalization (Online): Strategies for Your Enterprise

at Columbia Business School - Chicago
Online Classroom, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Participant Profile This program is for executives of all levels who wish to gain a deeper understanding of globalization and its impacts on both business and public policy. Admissions Qualifications Successful candidates should have managerial experience and responsibilities matching a program’s “Who Should Attend” or “Participant Profile”...

Monday Mar 18th, 6pm

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Foundation Planting Design

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Do you live in an older home with an outdated foundation planting of overgrown evergreens? Or in a newer home that needs help creating an identity and style? Whether old or new, many homes have foundation plantings that need revamping. Learn the principles of good foundation design and view examples of plants that may work well, reduce maintenance,...

$39

Backyard Design

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn how to create an enjoyable backyard space that is both functional and exciting. This course will focus on the design and development of functional and attractive spaces, including dining and entertaining areas (such as decks and patios), children’s play spaces, and outdoor storage and utility areas.  Learn how to screen and focus views...

$39

Front Yard Design

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This course will teach you the basics of front yard landscape design. A lecture and slides will demonstrate how proper planting design can change the way you use and view your property. Your front yard design should respond to your home’s architecture as well as be aesthetically pleasing. Topics will include proper plant types and spacing, focusing...

$39

Introduction to Design Principles

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This workshop introduces and reviews the landscape design process of site analysis, conceptual design, and evaluations, based on such landscape-design principles as balance, symmetry, proportion, scale, and unity. Looking at plant combinations and landscape features, you will learn about color, texture, line, form, and methods of creating garden s...

$39

Rooftop Garden Design

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This course will look at the special needs and concerns related to a rooftop garden. We will discuss all of the elements necessary to design a rooftop garden and apply the knowledge to a rooftop garden design project.  Topics will include: Environmental issues Weight load Decking/paving materials Screening issues Arbors Planters Plantings...

$259

6 sessions

Planting Design

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Apply knowledge and skills developed in previous design courses toward a working understanding of planting design. Weekly discussions and individual projects will focus on basic elements of planting design, including an understanding of color and texture, plant combinations, planting bed layout, installation techniques, and maintenance practices. ...

$619.88

11 sessions

Planning Your Home Landscape Design

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This class is for homeowners and beginning gardeners who want a more hands-on landscape design class. Val Lemme will share her experience and ideas to help each student work through a garden design for their own property.

$154

4 sessions

Hardscape Basics

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Apply knowledge and skills toward a working understanding of hardscape elements as they relate to garden design. Discussions and projects will focus on basic elements of hardscape structures, including paving, landscape lighting, garden walls and structures, and their application to landscapes. Prerequisites: Graphics, Introduction to Professional...

$374

11 sessions

Landscapes for Nature and Wildlife

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn to attract wildlife with design ideas and plants selected for use as food, shelter, and water for birds, butterflies, and small mammals. Discussion will include specific plants that may be introduced into a traditional landscape to attract and support wildlife in your garden. Please dress for the weather.

$39

Introduction to Professional Practice, Winter Session

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Apply skills learned in Graphics toward a working understanding of the initial phases of a landscape design project. Lectures will focus on the preliminary steps necessary to begin a landscape design project and carry the project through the conceptual design phase, including site measurements, base maps, site analysis, programming, functional use...

$539

13 sessions

Graphics

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Come learn the basic principles of landscape design illustration. This balanced and rewarding class provides an exciting introduction to the three basic areas of drawing communication: plans, elevations, and perspectives. Discover how to express your ideas using effective and enriched presentation techniques. Professional time-saving shortcuts, the...

$489

12 sessions

Weekend Designer Series

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

If you have always wanted to improve the design of your home landscape, or if you are a new homeowner wondering where to start, this series is a great way to introduce yourself to the basic principles of landscape design. This lecture series, created for novice designers, will take you from basic design theories to site-planning techniques and finally...

$175.50

5 sessions

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