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Garden Design: Assess and Sketch

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Whether designing a secret garden or an extensive wildflower garden, it’s critical to evaluate, document, and sketch out a setting’s existing details—built features, water movement, sun exposure throughout growing months, soil types, etc. This online session will help students develop longhand documentation and, more importantly, mark the assessed information, resulting in a visual diagram that provides a clearer understanding of any variables to consider. The more informed you are as a designer, the better a designer you’ll be! We strongly recommend students have a scaled base plan before moving forward with this stage. 

Class Level: Intermediate


Instructor Bio:

Cheryl Salatino has been the principal designer and owner of Dancing Shadows Garden Design since 2002, a residential garden design and services firm recently transplanted from Massachusetts to Maine. Cheryl received her certificate in landscape design from the Radcliffe Seminars Landscape Design Program at Harvard University and an Advanced Certificate in Horticulture and Design from Native Plant Trust. Serving for several years as Chair of the Master Certificate in Horticulture (MCH) Board for Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association, Cheryl was honored with the President’s Award for her contribution to furthering education within the green industry. Cheryl teaches landscape design for students at the Native Plant Trust and presents a plethora of lectures to garden clubs throughout New England.



March 21
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
$36 – $46
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Cheryl Salatino