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Purdue Landscape Design Workshop - 17 Indiana Locations plus Remote Access from Home - March 31, April 7, April 14

February 17, 2020
Landscape Design Beginners

Ever wanted to design and work on your own landscape? This workshop will allow you that opportunity!

This series will offer participants a knowledge of design principles and practices for home landscapes.

Participants will:
- increase their knowledge of landscape design in order to understand important factors
- be able to make at least one type of drawing for their landscape or landscape plan
- learn how to evaluate a plan for missing elements or learn how to look for opportunities in a home landscape design

In each session participants will have the opportunity to:
- learn about the benefits to creating a comprehensive design for a home landscape
- learn from experts the practices and principles of what goes into a landscape design
- learn how to make different types of landscape drawings that are useful in the design process
- create certain designs during the program that can be evaluated by a peer network


Dates: 3 Sessions on March 31, April 7, April 14

2 pm - 4 pm Eastern
1 pm - 3 pm Central

Session 1 — March 31

Landscape Design Principles

¨ What Makes a Design?

¨ Types of Designs

¨ Determining the Needs of a Landscape Design

Session 2 — April 7

Developing a Functional Drawing

¨ Formal Versus Informal Designs

¨ Learning About Scale in Plans

¨ How to Properly Use Symbols

¨ Wants Versus Needs 

Session 3 — April 14

Filling in the Design with Plants

¨ How to Size Plants in the Design

¨ What to Look for in Plants

¨ Where to Find Plant Options 

Phasing Landscape Designs

¨ Why Plans Should be Phased

¨ How to Phase a Plan

Registration Fee:
$30/person– for all sessions
(Includes all handouts and resource materials)

Register by visiting: puext.in/LandscapeSeries -- Brochure can be accessed as well below under "Related Files"

17 Sites Across Indiana* -- Attend a location close to home…or join us remotely from home!

As long as you have a high speed internet connection, web links to the programs will be sent to you so that you can watch the program live. On your registration, check the Remote box and the Porter County Office will contact you with information.

Host Location:
Pinney Purdue Ag Center
11402 S County Line Rd
Wanatah, IN 46390

17 Sites:
Bartholomew County—Cora Carter, Columbus, 812-379-1665, cora@purdue.edu
Dubois County—Kenny Eck, Ferdinand, 812-482-1782, kjeck@purdue.edu
Jackson County—Richard Beckort, Brownstown, 812-358-6101, rbeckort@purdue.edu
Johnson County—Sarah Hanson, TBD, 317-736-3724, sspeedy@purdue.edu
Knox County—Valerie Clingerman, Vincennes, 812-882-3509, clingerman@purdue.edu
Kosciusko County—Kelly Heckaman, Warsaw, 574-372-2340, kheckaman@purdue.edu
Lake County—Becca Koetz, Crown Point, 219-755-3240; busser@purdue.edu
Madison County—Beth Vansickle, Anderson, 765-641-9514, bleonhar@purdue.edu
Marion County—Steve Mayer, Indianapolis, 317-275-9290, mayerSL@purdue.edu
Marshall County—Bob Yoder, Plymouth, 574-935-8545, ryoder@purdue.edu
Morgan County—Michele Jones, Martinsville, 765-342-1010, jonesm@purdue.edu
Porter County *—Nikky Witkowski, Wanatah, 219-465-3555, nikky@purdue.edu
Pulaski County—Phil Woolery, Winamac, 574-946-3412, pwoolery@purdue.edu
Randolph County—Amy Alka, Winchester, 765-584-2271, aalka@purdue.edu
Shelby County—Scott Gabbard, Shelbyville, 317-392-6460, gabbardd@purdue.edu
Tippecanoe County—Karen Mitchell, Lafayette, 765-474-0793, mitcheka@purdue.edu
Warrick County *—Amanda Mosiman, Boonville, 812-897-6100, bailey1@purdue.edu
* Starred sites are Central Time

If you have questions or need more information, please contact: Nikky Witkowski, 219-465-3555 or nikky@purdue.edu

If you require auxiliary aids and services due to a disability or special food needs, please contact your host location by March 17.

It is the policy of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service that all persons have equal opportunity and access to its educational programs, services, activities, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or status as a veteran. Purdue University is an Affirmative Action institution. This material may be available in alternative formats.

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