Certificate in Landscape Design

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Landscape Design combines the fields of art, science and the humanities. Landscape designers focus on designing and restoring sustainable public and private outdoor spaces. Their services are sought in the residential, commercial and public sectors.

Whether you are just beginning or continuing your education in landscape design, this certificate offers an excellent education in the fundamental components of the field of landscape design. Through course offerings, you will learn how to analyze, plan, design, manage and sustain the built and natural environment.

Courses are offered in a combination of lectures, field trips, studios, seminars and other interactive learning opportunities. Our distance education courses continue to be developed and are available on the Internet. Ryerson University and Toronto Botanical Garden have recently developed an educational partnership. A number of courses are now delivered at the Toronto Botanical Garden.

For detailed certificate and program information, please visit www.ryerson.ca/ce/landscape.

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Aldona Satterthwaite about the author: Aldona Satterthwaite

Aldona Satterthwaite started gardening as a child and has never stopped. Until recently, she was the executive director of Toronto Botanical Garden. Previously, Aldona was editor-in-chief of Canadian Gardening magazine, which during her eight-year tenure was twice named Magazine of the Year (large circulation category) by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors. In 2007, she was co-named Editor of the Year. Aldona, who’s a Master Gardener, completed her journalism studies at the Regent Street Polytechnic (now Westminster University) in London, England and studied landscape architecture at Ryerson University. She’s enjoyed a varied and successful writing and editing career that has spanned magazines, advertising and the museum world, and has included stints as Director of Writing Services at The Museum of Modern Art, New York and as manager of creative services at the Art Gallery of Ontario.

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