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Landscape Potential: Intro to Planting Design | Virtual class

May 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Think of your garden or landscape like a blank page: it’s just waiting for you to add your own artistic touch! Through the practice of landscape design, you can use plants to turn your surroundings into an artistic expression that is beautiful and enjoyable all year long.

Join artist and landscape architect Preston Montague for a presentation about professional planting design. Preston will introduce you to strategies that professional landscape architects use to create ecologically-sound, sustainable, and beautiful planting arrangements. You’ll hear about how to attract birds and pollinators, design a landscape with year-round interest, and plan your plantings effectively. With these tips and tricks, you will be ready to take your home landscape to the next level!

About the Virtual Classroom: This class will take place in the comfort of your home via Zoom Webinar. Zoom Webinar has no additional cost and is very easy to use. All you need is a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access. Once you have registered for the class, you will receive an email confirming your registration and what to expect when using Zoom Webinar. You will have everything you need to feel comfortable prior to the class beginning!


Members: $35
Non-Members: $60

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About Preston Montague:

Preston Montague is an artist, educator, and landscape designer who developed a passion for the natural world while growing up in the rural foothills of Virginia. Currently, he lives in Durham, North Carolina working on projects that encourage stronger relationships between people and their environment for the purpose of improving public health. Preston holds a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from North Carolina State University as well as bachelor’s degrees in horticulture and fine art.

Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447