5251 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1 CA

Start date: Wednesday, April 19 2023.


 On Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Resource person: learn@vandusen.org

Location: Via Zoom


Go beyond designing a garden that looks good, and create a garden that feels and smells good too! Join Janis in this experiential and interactive class, equipping participants with the tools and understanding to create a sensory haven on your property. Explore how to design gardens that are welcoming and multi-sensory; incorporating texture, colour, scent, sound, touch, and movement into the garden. 

Instructor’s Bio 

Janis Matson is an enthusiastic, approachable and well-qualified Horticulturist with over 30 years of experience who enjoys the challenge of making gardens look and feel good. Her experience includes retail nursery, landscape design & installation, and arboriculture. She has operated Shoreline Landscape Design ltd. in Burnaby for over 25 years. Instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University with the horticultural diploma and apprenticeship programs and at Burnaby Community Education with the horticultural Hardscape, Plant ID certificate and apprenticeship programs. Her credentials include Landscape Design and horticultural diploma, Floral design Certificate, Arborist Certificate, Arborist risk assessor, Red Seal Journeyman ticket, level 1 irrigation certificate, ICPI - paver installation certificate and a Provincial Instructors diploma. 

This course will take place online, and will be recorded. Registered participants will have access to recordings for a limited time. Pre-registration required. 

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Available: Available

Price: $28.60 Taxes not included

Notes: Please note that registration for our webinars will close an hour before the event. Online course log-in details will be sent 24 hours before the course date. Cancellation policy: No refunds will be given for education courses. A credit will be applied to your account for cancellations with one week's notice. With less than a week's notice, no credit will be given. No new credit will be issued if the cancelled course was purchased using prior credit. Program cancellation by the VBGA due to Public Health Restrictions will result in education program credit equivalent to the value lost. Credits must be used within one year from the date issued. Please notify us of your cancellation in writing to learn@vandusen.org

Prerequisites: Educational programs are available for both members and non-members. In order to register for a class, you first need to open an account with Amilia, our online registration portal. Note that your membership account does NOT give you this access. You must open a separate account in Amilia. Follow this link to create your account: https://www.amilia.com/en/Signup Please save your Amilia account username & password for registration in future classes.

More information: Instructor: Janis Matson

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