This class is part of this years virtual education series: "Expanding the Practice of Landscape Design" presented by New Directions in the American Landscape and cosponsored by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
Join this years group of accomplished presenters including influential Landscape Designer Larry Weaner, as they explore the practice of landscape design in this spring's virtual education series. This multi-session virtual series will take place March - April 2023. Open to both professionals and non-professionals.
See and register for the entire series on NDAL's website.
Session 3 (Virtual): The Canopied Landscape: Woodlands, Edges & Hedgerows
Thursday, December 1, noon – 3:30 p.m. CST
An ecology-based approach to woodland design is more like guiding a vegetative process than implementing a static planting plan. Guided succession can foster the orderly transformation from an open field to a multi-tiered forest through planting, managed natural recruitment, or a combination of the two. Under existing canopy, where few herbaceous species can be established through direct seeding, we will discuss the planting of small “seed source colonies,” and management strategies to encourage their proliferation into the larger landscape. Management techniques that are unique to woodlands including selective height cutting, sunlight manipulation, and assisted seed dispersal, will also be described in detail.
Speaker: Larry Weaner
$105 per individual session
$575 for the full bundle (Sessions 1 – 6)
This course is part of the 2022 Winter Ecology-based Landscape Practice Intensive Course.
Questions? Email Sara Weaner at NDAL