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Sustainable Landscape Design

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Synopsis: Learn about sustainable landscape design and increase your understanding of where, how, and why plants fit naturally into their surroundings.
Start Time: Monday, February 25, 2013 9:00 AM
End Time: Monday, February 25, 2013 3:30 PM
Location: New Brunswick Campus Wide
Address: No Street Address
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site: http://www.cpe.rutgers.edu/courses/current/al0222ca.html
Contact Name: Joe Canzano
Contact Email: canzano@aesop.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 624
Additional Information:

Stay ahead of the curve and offer a new service that is functional, maintainable, environmentally sound, cost effective and aesthetically pleasing. This seminar begins with instruction on the principles of sustainability and the importance of sustainable landscapes from both the individual and global perspective. Bruce Neary, popular Professional Landscape Program instructor, and Bill Young, Registered Landscape Architect of Young Environmental, will then provide more specific expertise on effective sustainable practices including:

  • Soils and Composting
  • Sustainable Maintenance
  • Native Plants
  • Restoration of Vegetation
  • Tree Preservation
  • Rain Gardens
  • Going Organic

Take your site design and plant selection skills to the next step - to the ecosystem level - and offer a new service that is growing in both importance and demand.

Target Audience: General Public