Garden and Landscape Design School - Florence

Scuola di Architetura del Paesaggio Landscape Design School Школа ландшафтного дизайна Escola de paisagismo
Since 2008

Courses in garden history
Ancient and Mediaeval gardens
Gardens of the Renaissance
English gardens and our times

Design courses
Garden and terrace design 2018

Practical courses
Olive cultivation and pruning
Vine cultivation and pruning

Italian language courses
Standard course
Semi-intensive course
Intensive course
Specialisation course
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Art courses
Drawing and painting course
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Mosaics course
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Visits to parks and gardens
Public gardens of Florence
Secret gardens of Florence
The Boboli Gardens

Garden and terrace design

The 12 week (240 hour) Garden and Terrace design course will take place from 9 April 2018 to 29 June 2018. Lessons are from Monday to Friday, 4 hours a day, for a total of 240 hours of lessons, visits to gardens and nurseries, and exercises, both at school and on site.

The programme for the course is:
- Making the most of a small space
- A short garden history
- Technical and freehand design
- Base, thematic and project cartography
- Principles of garden design
- Principles of terrace design
- Elelents of botany
- A guide to the most used plants
- Flowerpots and containers
- Guided design
- The balcony as garden
  The terrace as hanging garden
- Visits to gardens and nurseries in Florence and in the
  Florence area
- Defining a garden design project
- Presentation and discussion of a project for a small
Asters are wonderful as terrace plants
    terrace or garden.

The minimum number of participants is 10 and the maximum 20.

Lessons will be held at Villa Peyron and in other places of interest in Florence and in the Florence area.

The fee is € 4,000.00. To enrol we ask for a 10% deposit of the fee (€ 400.00). The balance is due 30 days before the starting date of the course. We offer a 10% discount in case of a single payment at the time of enrolment.

Entrances and materials are not included in the price.

The deposit can only be refunded in case of annullment of the course. Due to factors beyond our control we may need to reschedule course dates.

At the end of the course all participants receive an attendance certificate.

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