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Planting Design Basics Workshop

  • March 07, 2020
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College Energy Education Center


The Eau Claire Garden Club invites members and friends to Planting Design Basics.  This workshop presented by Lisa Orgler explores the beauty of arranging plant materials in your garden beds. Topics include the elements of planting design (form, texture and color), traditional and contemporary planting models, plus some basic graphics of plant symbols and drawing in elevation, so you can communicate your ideas to others.

The workshop will be held at the CVTC Energy Education Center from 1:30-4:30 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

The cost of this workshop is $5 for members  and $10 for non-members.

Along with pencil and paper bring a laptop, smartphone, garden books and/or plant catalogs as we will use them as resources to explore plant options.

Lisa Orgler

is an award-winning designer, artist and educator, and the creator of the website, Paper Garden Workshop, a spirited place to learn garden design. Lisa uses her illustration skills to teach the topics she adores - garden design and landscape graphics. She does this full time in the Department of Horticulture at Iowa State University, plus part-time on her website. To top it off, Lisa also holds degrees in landscape architecture, is registered in the state of Iowa and is currently serving on the Association of Professional Landscape Designers National Board of Directors.

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