Date(s) - Wed 18 Oct
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Idaho Botanical Gardens

In Partnership with Mid-Century Homes by Moniker

Cost: IBG Member: $40, Non-Member: $45

Location: Classroom

Prize Package – Attend all 4 classes and you could be chosen as the winner of a Mid-Century Modern Prize Package – includes a gift card to Franz Witte Nursery and your choice of a Modern Mailbox!

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Part I – Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 p.m.

Introduction to Mid-Century Modern Design and the Landscapes That Make Them Shine

Whether you have a mid-century home or would like to create a landscape with a modern design aesthetic, this class will help you understand the Era, how it got started, and philosophies for creating a mid-century modern landscape that is an extension of your home and reflects these principals.

Instructor: Jessica Lugue, Stussi Luque Design and Mid-Century Homes; Melanie Folwell, Idaho Modern; Stack Rock Landscape Architecture


Part II – Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 p.m.

Planning and Implementing Mid-Century Modern Landscapes

This class builds upon the principles discussed in our first class and how to apply these concepts in your own yard/garden. Learn how the home, lot, and other natural elements shape design. Form a concept using appropriate shapes, patterns, and size that creates a unified indoor outdoor mid-century living experience.

Instructor: Stack Rock Landscape Architecture


Part III – Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 p.m.

How to Renovate Your Mid-Century Landscaping

This session will outline the steps to take to update your landscape based upon an analysis of your site. Topics will include planning changes, installing hardscape, amending soil and improving the irrigation system.

Instructor: Michele Lesica, IBG Horticulture Director


Part IV – Wednesday, February 28, 6:30 p.m.

Planting and Caring for your Mid-Century Yard

After you have made improvements to the grounds around your home, and have a plan in place, it is time to plant! During this class you will be introduced to plants appropriate for this region, which may be used to create an exemplary Mid-Century look, and tips to keep your yard healthy year-round.

Instructor: Michele Lesica, IBG Horticulture Director


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