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ENRICH-0737 – Nat/Sci In-Person: Sustainable Landscape Design (ENRICH-0737_SUST)

Design Your Own Sustainable Landscape

Are you ready to say goodbye to your high-maintenance lawn? Would you like to transform your outdoor space into a unique environment that works symbiotically with nature? Join Jill Livingston, landscape architect and Master Gardener, in this three-part workshop where you will learn the fundamental steps of transforming your landscape into an inviting outdoor “room” for humans and pollinators alike. First, Jill teaches you how to “read the site,” thinking about your existing space in an entirely different way. Discover fun and creative methods for starting the design process using your home’s plot/base plan to begin building layers of your garden design. Look at sun exposure, circulation, views from inside/outside your home, usage and other important factors to help create your perfect landscape design. On day two, Jill discusses the many exciting plant possibilities that are friendly to our environment as well as low-maintenance. Learn ways of working with nature, instead of against it, by using plants that thrive in our high-plains, arid environment. Finish day two with an instructor-guided field trip to the Denver Botanic Gardens where you’ll see, feel and smell some of the plants that you were introduced to in the classroom. Come away with ideas for your own sustainable garden design and a solid understanding of how to bring it to fruition!

Three in-person sessions
Sat., Apr. 22, 29, 2023, 9 am–12 pm MT
Botanic Gardens tour, Sat., Apr. 29, 1-3 pm

Jill Livingston
, landscape architect and Master Gardener, owns The Green Fuse, a landscape design/build and garden maintenance company in Denver. She enjoys sharing her life-long plant enthusiasm and passion for experiential design.
Course Details
Location: University ParkMode of Study: In-personPlaces Left: 12Waitlist Places Left: 10Fee: $165


Days of the WeekStart DateEnd DateTimeVenueInstructor
Saturday22nd April 202329th April 202309:00AM - 12:00PMN/AJill Livingston
Saturday29th April 202329th April 202301:00PM - 03:00PMN/AJill Livingston