Landscape for Life Virtual Class

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Site plan

A simple landscape plan will help you devise the most effective strategies for your landscape. Note which areas of your property are affected by wet or compacted soils, and where the best planting locations are for trees, shrubs, or gardens.

Class is full! Names and email addresses are currently being taken for the waitlist.

When:  The class will be held on six consecutive Wednesday evenings, beginning on June 24, from 6–8 p.m. and ending on July 29.

Where:  N.C. Cooperative Extension – virtual class using Zoom

How to register:  Call (910) 455-5873 or email

Cost:  Free…but register by June 10, 2020

Instructors:  Diana Rashash, Emilee Morrison, and Susan Brown

The Landscape for Life six-session course helps you understand the natural processes at work on your property, so you can harness them to create a beautiful and healthy garden that is easier and less costly to maintain. The program uses the Landscape for Life Student Manual (

Class Schedule:
June 24:  Site Mapping and Evaluation
July 1:  Understanding & Improving Soils
July 8:  Understanding Water in Sustainable Gardens & Rainwater Harvesting
July 15:  Landscape Design Concepts
July 22:  Plant Selection (focuses on plants for southeastern N.C.)
July 29:  Optimum Planting Practices

Questions? Email