5251 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1 CA

Start date: Tuesday, February 7 2023.


 On Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

 On Tuesday, February 14, 2023 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

 On Tuesday, February 21, 2023 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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 On Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Resource person: learn@vandusen.org

Location: Via Zoom


Whether you’re designing a small green entrance to your home or an expansive backyard oasis, this online class will equip you with the essential principles of landscape design. Join Janis Matson, horticulturist and owner of Shoreline Landscape Design, for this 4-part workshop series.

Learn foundational design concepts, such as soil, slope, sun exposure, and irrigation. Expand your learning with the principles and elements of design like focal points, scale, colour, balance, and more. Bring photos or drawings of your garden and work on your own property’s design with feedback and insight from the instructor. Leave inspired and ready to design your garden.

  • The fundamentals of design – Feb 7
  • The elements of design – Feb 14
  • The principles of design – Feb 21
  • End the presentations and review – Feb 28

This course will take place online, and will be recorded. Registered participants will have access to recordings for a limited time. Pre-registration required. 

Available: Available

Price: $115.00 Taxes not included

Notes: Online course log-in details will be sent 24 hours before the course date. Cancellation policy: No refunds will be given for education courses. A credit will be applied to your account for cancellations with one week's notice. With less than a week's notice, no credit will be given. No new credit will be issued if the cancelled course was purchased using prior credit. Program cancellation by the VBGA due to Public Health Restrictions will result in education program credit equivalent to the value lost. Credits must be used within one year from the date issued. Please notify us of your cancellation in writing to learn@vandusen.org

Requirements: Educational programs are available for both members and non-members. In order to register for a class, you first need to open an account with Amilia, our online registration portal. Note that your membership account does NOT give you this access. You must open a separate account in Amilia. Follow this link to create your account: https://www.amilia.com/en/Signup Please save your Amilia account username & password for registration in future classes.

More information: Instructor: Janis Matson

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