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$618.75 5 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Sep 11, 6:30pm - Nov 13, 9:00pm (11 sessions)

Glencoe, Suburbs
1000 Lake Cook Road
Btwn Edens Exprsswy/Rt 41 & Green Bay Rd
Chicago, Illinois 60022
Classroom 5, Learning Center.
Class on Saturdays will be held @ Linnaeus Room, Regenstein Center
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Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Gary Topalian

What you'll learn in this landscape design class:

Apply knowledge and skills developed in previous design courses toward a working understanding of planting design. Weekly discussions and individual projects will focus on basic elements of planting design, including an understanding of color and texture, plant combinations, planting bed layout, installation techniques, and maintenance practices.


Four OPC core courses, Graphics, Introduction to Professional Practice, Principles of Garden Design, and Hardscape Basics.

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Refund Policy
Refund requests must be submitted to [email protected] prior to the program’s start date. The registration fee will be refunded less a 10 percent processing charge.

Fees are nonrefundable and nontransferable on and after the program’s start date. We cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Registration fees for courses grouped and priced as a series will be considered one program and subject to all of the above guidelines. A refund request must be received prior to the start date of the series' first class session and will subsequently cancel your registration in every session of the series. If you choose to re-register for other sessions in the series, the special discount does not apply.


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The Learning Center is located in the Regenstein Learning Campus. (a five-minute walk from the parking lot).

Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian 11 $618.75
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Sep 18 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian
Wed, Sep 25 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian
Wed, Oct 02 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian
Sat, Oct 12 11:00am - 2:00pm Gary Topalian
Wed, Oct 16 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian
Wed, Oct 23 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian
Wed, Oct 30 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian
Sat, Nov 02 11:00am - 2:00pm Gary Topalian
Wed, Nov 06 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian
Wed, Nov 13 6:30pm - 9:00pm Gary Topalian

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