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Landscape and Garden Maintenance: Fall - AFS202
with DANIEL BOUCHARD
Landscape and Garden Maintenance: Fall Gain hands-on experience at Long Hill, an outstanding country estate with historic gardens in Beverly owned by the Trustees of Reservations. Participate in fall landscaping and garden maintenance supervised by the Long Hill staff horticulturalists. Learn about perennial garden maintenance, fall cleanup, winter garden protection, mulching, weeding, lawn care, woody plant culture, spring bulb planting, tool maintenance, and more. Informational handouts provided.
Identification and Culture of Trees - AFS215
with LAWRENCE SIMPSON
Identification and Culture of Trees An introduction to the most commonly planted trees in New England, their distinguishing characteristics, horticultural requirements and suggested landscape uses. You will examine botanical features such as leaf shape, color, twig, and bud characteristics through plant specimens, slide lectures and field trips. Class meets for seven sessions during six weeks, including at least three of the classes meeting offsite (start time may vary in order to capture two hours of daylight) and one mandatory weekend field trip to be arranged with instructor. Two quizzes, a final exam, and a photo journal are required for successful completion of this course. Textbook required: For textbook information please call (978) 236-1200. The first class will meet on the Danvers Campus.
Principles of Design - BAA100
with KIMBERLY COLLINS JERMAIN
Principles of Design Line, shape, texture and negative space are only a few of the building blocks in the world of design. Strengthen your visual skills with hands-on exercises in a constructive, friendly environment. Learn how to use the various elements of design (line, shape, texture etc.) along with how to apply the basic principles of design (balance, contrast, rhythm etc.) in order to create well-designed works of art, graphic compositions, web designs, interior spaces, or exterior landscapes. Open to beginners and more experienced students in any visual field.
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 1- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE - AFS211
with CANDACE DRYDEN
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 1- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Learn the basic design principles and techniques to create an accurate construction document to effectively communicate with contractors and clients. Simple line drawing to basic universal design principals will be discussed and practiced in class. Weekly drawing assignments will be given in addition to weekly class work. Designed for the novice garden designer. Some basic drawing tools will be required. Textbook required: Please visit www.SHOPNSCC.com to order books.
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 4 - AFS214
with CANDACE DRYDEN
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 4 Learn advanced design and rendering techniques for presentation plans and drawings. Be introduced to basic landscape design techniques and how to illustrate your designs with hand-drawn graphics. It is suitable for professionals, homeowners, and career changers. A basic knowledge of trees, shrubs, and perennials will be helpful. Homework and a small workspace at home is required. Textbook required: Available at the Danvers Bookstore. Prerequisite. Landscape Design Drawing: Sessions 1 through 3 or working knowledge/experience in design drawing.
AutoCAD: An Introduction - INF308
with MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS
AutoCAD: An Introduction Through lecture, hands-on exercises, and drawing, learn the introductory features of AutoCAD. Topics include starting and setting up drawings, point coordinate entry methods, creation of basic 2D drawing objects, layer management, line types and colors, selection sets, object snap modes, AutoSnap, polar tracking, object snap tracking, construction techniques, creating and managing text objects, editing geometry, display control, and drawing inquiry methods. Upon completing this course, you will be able to use AutoCAD's precision drawing tools and methods to construct accurate 2D drawings. Strong computer skills and knowledge of windows required. AutoCAD software required. Students must activate their My Northshore account prior to first class.
Perennials, Annuals, and Vines: Identification and Culture - AFS210
with MARGARET FLANAGAN
Perennials, Annuals, and Vines: Identification and Culture Learn the identification, horticultural requirements and which annuals, perennials, and vines are most suitable to grow in the New England area. Examine foliage, flowers, texture, color, and companion planting. Weekly quizzes and one design project will be assigned.Textbook required: Please visit www.SHOPNSCC.com to order books.
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 2- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE - AFS212
with CANDACE DRYDEN
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 2- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Build on the basic skills learned in Session 1. Advanced rendering techniques to present professional quality project drawings will be discussed and practiced in class. Weekly drawing assignments will be given in addition to weekly class work. Some basic drawing tools will be recommended. Textbook required: Please visit www.SHOPNSCC.com to order books. Prerequisite: Landscape Design Drawing: Level 1 or equivalent experience.