Garden Design: Foundations & Inspirations
February 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Whether designing one garden or several, the first step is to learn the foundation and classical inspirations of garden design. In this online class, Irene Barber, landscape designer and Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens’ Adult Education Program Manager, will introduce students to garden themes from different cultures and civilizations, all of which are essential to the principles and elements of today’s design.
Class Level: Intermediate
Irene Brady Barber pursues her passion for connecting people to plants as a horticulturist, landscape designer, and Registered Horticultural Therapist, and manages the Adult Education Program and the Horticultural Therapy Program for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay, Maine. Upon completing degrees in human behavior and plant and soil sciences in 2007, Irene began designing landscapes professionally for clients in her business, Greenscapes Design, LLC. A lifetime student, Irene appreciates learning from people and nature as well as research’s endless discoveries.