Garden closes early Dec. 8-10 at 4 p.m. With Last Admission at 3 p.m. Due to Las Noches De Las Luminarias.

Desert Life Forms Certificate

Desert Landscape School

In this program, we will highlight the various plant forms that are used in urban desert landscapes. At each class a specific plant category will be discussed and our experts will share important information on selected plants and give you their tips and experience in identifying these plants in the field and ensuring their proper placement in the landscape. This class is ideal for professionals and homeowners looking to increase their plant palette when designing desert landscapes. This is a 20-hour program that includes the following desert life forms:

  • Annuals
  • Herbaceous perennials
  • Ornamental grasses and bulbs
  • Vines and groundcovers
  • Succulents
  • Agaves
  • Yuccas
  • Cacti
  • Shrubs
  • Trees

There are no pre-requisites for this program. This is an assessment-based certificate program. Achievement of the certificate is dependent on meeting or exceeding the assessment requirements for the program.