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19 Master Gardener Basic Training: Home Landscape Design

September 29, 2019
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Master Gardener Class Assignments

The assignments for this session are listed under "Related Files."

Supplemental Reading and Resources

Purdue Master Gardener Manual, Chapter 5

Landscape Design: Do it yourself or hire it done?, eXtension

Landscape Design, Kentucky Master Gardener Manual

Residential Landscaping, Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

Landscape Design, Kansas State Research & Extension

Residential Landscape Design, Kansas State Research & Extension

Water Wise Landscape Design: Steps, Colorado State University

Residential Rain Garden: Design, Construction, Maintenance, University of Kentucky

Rain Garden Guidelines for Southwestern Ohio, Ohio State University

Attracting Butterflies to Your Yard, Purdue

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Yard, Purdue

PLANT SELECTION

Purdue Arboretum Explorer: https://mlp.arboretum.purdue.edu/ecmweb/index.php

UConn Plant Database: http://hort.uconn.edu/

Morton Arboretum Tree Selector: http://www.mortonarb.org/trees-plants/tree-and-plant-advice/tree-species-list/filters

Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder: http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder/plantfindersearch.aspx

Plant Elements of Design V2.0 (a plant selection program for Upper Midwest Landscapes): http://landscapeplants.extension.umn.edu/

Purdue Publications Related to the Topic

Residential Landscape Design: Design Process (HO-204)

Residential Landscape Design: Details (HO-205)

Residential Landscape Design: Special Problems (HO-206)

The above three publication series are located in the Related Files section at the bottom of this page. They each have a special password to open the document.

They are also found on your Master Gardener reference flash drive.

 

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