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If your landscape looks drab and is ready for a makeover, this course is for you. Working with landscape design clients over the years, I’ve discovered the same difficulties happen over and over. Learn from their mistakes so that you can create a fabulous landscape.
In this study group, you will learn the following:
-What you need to do before you buy a single plant,
-Why lack of vision is the natural enemy of the landscape of your dreams,
-How to create an inspiring vision that will act as a guide to a landscape that’s perfect for you,
-How to maximize year-round comfort in your yard,
-How to ensure that plants will thrive rather than fail,
-How to reduce maintenance and increase the beauty,
-Simple design principles that assure success,
-How to prepare for hiring contractors to make sure you get what you want.
Instructor: Charlene Westgate
Charlene Westgate has degrees in the humanities with an emphasis on design. Her experience includes 20+ years in design, 40 years in classroom teaching, and 30 years as an avid gardener and nature enthusiast. Charlene regularly does garden-related presentations at area nurseries, clubs, and civic organizations.
Charlene owns Westgate Garden Design, an ecological landscape design firm in Green Valley that specializes in creating beautiful landscapes in harmony with Nature. Charlene is also certified in Permaculture Design and Rainwater Harvesting and is a Pima County Master Gardener, SmartScape certified, and a partner with Tucson Audubon Society's Habitat at Home.
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