Delve deeper into the topics below at your own pace to learn about creating a sustainable home landscape.
Materials used in landscapes have environmental, economic and human health impacts. Learn more.
Landscape For Life™ shows you how to work with nature in your garden, no matter where you live — whether you garden on a city or suburban lot, a 20–acre farm, or the common area of your condominium.
While conventional gardens can work against nature, sustainable gardens are supportive of natural ecosystems and conserve resources. They enhance the environment’s ability to clean air and water, reduce flooding, combat climate change and provide all the other natural benefits that support life on earth.
Even one home garden can begin to repair the web of life. Get started today!
Find Landscape For Life classes led by one of our registered teachers in your area.
City: Virginia Beach
Start Date: 2021-02-16
End Date: 2021-03-16
Every home landscape has the potential to help clean air and water, reduce flooding, cool your town or city, and combat climate change. Landscape for life shows you how to work with nature, no matter where you live, whether you garden on a city or a suburban lot, a 20-acre farm, or the common area […]
Start Date: 2021-04-15
End Date: 2021-05-20
As am instructor, I plan to extend the reach for students via Zoom. The class is composed of 6 sessions; one per week;
City: Benton and Yakima Counties
Start Date: 2021-04-17
End Date: 2021-04-17
Reduce, reuse, and recycle in your landscapes—learn why it is important, how it can save you money, and the way it can set your yard apart from others. Reimagine for a healthier planet.
State: North Carolina
Start Date: 2021-04-06
End Date: 2021-05-11
LFL adapted for the Southeast Piedmont, particularly the “Metrolina” area around Charlotte, NC. Held this year (2021) via Zoom.
BECOME A LANDSCAPE FOR LIFE TEACHER!
Landscape For Life includes a complete kit of teaching resources which can be used to conduct classes in sustainable home gardening. Become a teacher using Landscape For Life's self-paced webinar series.
MEET A LANDSCAPE FOR LIFE TEACHER!
Kim Eierman is an Environmental Horticulturist specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. Based in New York, she teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Native Plant Center in New York, Rutgers Home Gardeners School and several other institutions.