5 July 2019 - 8 July 2019

Corso internazionale – Noel Kingsbury

Noel Kingsbury leads a four day class in planting design. Starting with the plant, the class will study plant ecology including a trip into the countryside

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Noel Kingsbury leads a four day class in planting design. Starting with the plant, the class will study plant ecology including a trip into the countryside to understand how plants survive and compete in nature. It will then go on to look at all aspects of planting design: planning for future maintenance, growth over time colour, foliage, structure, seasonality.

Students will have exercises in critiquing photographs of existing plantings and analysing plans from a number of experienced designers. They will also draw up their own planting plans for a variety of locations.

 

To whom the course is addressed:
Professional designers, architects and gardeners who are familiar with plants.

MAIN SUBJECT:

  • principles of planting design presentation
    • plant forms
    • seasonality, growth through year
    • selection for habitat
  • planning for future growth and maintenance
  • building mass and scale with woody plants
  • colour theory
  • form and foliage
  • arranging perennials and smaller plants
    • conventional planting design
    • mixed planting systems
  • planting plan analysis: Piet Oudolf, Tom Stuart-Smith, etc
  • garden photograph critiques
  • planting plan drawing exercises
  • presenting information

LANGUAGE: English

NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: Non più di 20

PROGRAM: Cooming Soon.

 

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Right to 10% discount for all students aged between 18 and 29, regularly enrolled in a degree course in agriculture or landscape architecture. To receive your discount coupon, you must fill out the form on this page. Once verified the attached documentation, we will send a unique discount code to be entered at the time of purchase.    

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