Recorded Presentations

Native Planting in Public Gardens: Ecological Soundness and Experiential Richness - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Nov 24, 2014 7:00pm ‐ Nov 24, 2014 7:00pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00


A landscape architect, educator, and the Director of Horticulture for a botanical garden will address the process of designing ecologically-based gardens for three native botanic gardens. Learn how the gardens are designed to teach visitors about regional biodiversity, sustainability, and native plants.

Learning Objectives:

  • Acquire knowledge of how to design ecologically-based gardens and how native plants adapt themselves to specific environments.
  • Discover herbaceous and ephemeral native plant selections in woodlands, wetlands, and meadows.
  • Learn how to translate ecological principles into a designed landscape.
  • Determine methods to educate others about the importance of regional biodiversity within a native garden.

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  • 1.50 - PDH

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