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Design Your Mature Yard Workshop – Tuesdays, October 16, 23 & 30, 6:30-9pm

Aug 1st, 2018 | By | Category: City News, Post to Facebook

Not sure what to do with your mature yard?? Learn how to create a well-thought-out, beautiful and functional yard plan in this multi-day workshop.

When: Tuesdays, October 16, October 23 and October 30.
Time: 6:30 to 9:00 pm
Location: Strathcona Christie Aspen Community (SCA) Association, 277 Strathcona Dr SW, Calgary

Homeowners will work on plans of their own yards to apply step-by-step tasks that will allow them re-imagine their yard and create an initial design.

Participants will learn:
• How to work through the planning process to develop a finished landscape plan
• Apply basic design principles and techniques for creating an aesthetically pleasing, environmentally responsible, functional landscape.
• Basic graphic skills and plant knowledge
• How to calculate volumes of soil and mulch/using online calculators and available resources in the community (such as free compost from the City)
• Best practice for irrigation of their yard
• How to select plants at a garden centre to fulfill their design’s requirements.

Participants will need:
• Property dimensions – Real property report – (RPR)
• Graph paper, ruler, pencil and eraser
• Wish list of requirements
• Photos for your wish list
• Wear suitable clothing for working outdoors

Cost: $75.00 Horticultural Society members, $100.00 non-Horticultural Society members

Registration is limited.

Register Here

Check the website for details

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