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Perennials in the Landscape Part 1


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About this Lesson

  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 12:15
  • Media: Flash video file
  • Use: Watch Online
  • Access Period: 30 Days
  • Posted: 04/12/2011

This lesson is part of the following series:

Perennials in the Landscape Series (3 lessons, $19.80)

You can create a beautiful perennial garden with the help of this instructional program. Presented by two experts, Perennials in the Landscape takes you step-by-step through the process of designing and installing a new perennial garden. This program was produced not only for students and employees, but also for gardening enthusiasts who want to learn more about residential landscaping.

Lesson 1 shows you:

• Why perennials are so popular
• How to use perennials in your landscape
• Basic design concepts

Your host, Don Marquardt, ASLA, has taught Landscape Architecture Professional Certificate Courses at UCLA Extension for twenty-seven years. A licensed landscape architect with experience in both public and private residential landscape projects, Don recently retired as Parks Superintendent for Culver City, California.
Don is joined by landscape designer Paula Henson, an expert on perennial plants and a featured guest on HGTV's Landscaper's Challenge. A printed glossary of landscaping terms is included. Other programs in this series cover landscape design, plant selection and installation, lawn installation, and plant propagation techniques.

Winner of these awards: Aegis Award, Telly Award, Communicator Award of Excellence.

“Highly recommended…” Video Librarian.

“Residential gardeners will find it worthwhile to view this program before starting any landscape project.” Library Journal.

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Supplementary Files

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  • Glossary_-_Perennials_in_the_Landscape.pdf Glossary_-_Perennials_in_the_Landscape.pdf

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A.C. Burke & Company has offered our customers educational media products in the fields of horticulture, agriculture, and nature since 1992. We recently began production of our own educational video products, including a five part series on Professional Landscaping.

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