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Landscape Design: The French Garden

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Gary Topalian

What you'll learn in this garden class:

Think of French garden design and you immediately envision beautiful, intricate parterre gardens, uniformly shaped plants, geometric planting beds, walkways, borders, or long avenue of trees or allées interspaced with large water features and garden ornaments. French garden design is a very formal, very ordered gardening style with lots of straight lines, balance, and symmetry. 

This type of garden style is created to impress, but we will discuss how one can incorporate the elements and the ideas to great effect in a domestic garden, even one that is small.

This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before your class starts. Registered students will receive login instructions one day in advance. A supply list will be sent.


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This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

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