Skip to main content

NC State Extension

Gardens, Lawns, and Landscapes Garden and Landscape Design

en Español

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.

English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲

Landscape Design Banner

Herbaceous, Woody, and Native Plants

6-week course: Jul 15 – Aug 25, 2024   Cost is $149


This fully online, asynchronous course is part of a series of Garden and Landscape Courses offered by The North Carolina State University Department of Horticultural Science. Each course in the series includes Interactive forums, Hands-on activities, and Presentations by experts around the state. You can complete the courses on your own schedule during the 6-week period and you will have access to the course material forever!

This is NOT an Extension Master Gardener℠ certification course. If you are interested in becoming a Master Gardener volunteer please contact the Extension Master Gardener Coordinator in your county for information on training requirements and volunteer opportunities.

Topics Covered:

  • Landscape Design: six steps to a design, design concepts, applying design principles
  • Herbaceous Ornamentals: annuals, biennials, perennials, flowering bulbs, wildflowers, all the steps for successful selection, planting, and maintenance
  • Woody Ornamentals: selection, planting, bare root vs balled-and-burlapped vs. container-grown, mulches, pruning, all the maintenance steps, common problems
  • Native Plants: North Carolina ecological regions, why chose native plants, principles of gardening with native plants
  • Plants Grown in Containers: potting mixes, substrates, growing media, outdoor and indoor plants, pest management

Students will learn techniques and insights that will help them become experts in the garden and landscape.

Complete all 5 Courses in the Series and Earn a Garden and Landscape
Certificate of Mastery from the NC State Department of Horticultural Science.

The Garden and Landscape 5-Course Series includes:

Cost per Class:  $149

Save more than $350 by registering for the entire series now for $399

Coming Soon:  Registration Information for
Landscape Design With Herbaceous, Woody, and Native Plants

For more information on the entire series visit our webpage