Introduction to Localscapes

Learn how to create a landscape that works for you... and Utah

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Localscapes is a five-step landscape design method created to address the unique climate of Utah. In this course, you'll learn why our current landscaping style in Utah just isn't working. And the five steps to landscape better in Utah.

Whether you're installing a new landscape, renovating an existing yard or just completing landscape projects one at a time, the Localscapes method will work for you.

Your Instructor

Cynthia Bee & Courtney Brown
Cynthia Bee & Courtney Brown

Cynthia Bee:
Cynthia leads the drawing sections of this course and teaches you how to take the information you've learned and apply it to your own design. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Landscape Architecture from Utah State University and has spent more than a decade teaching everyday homeowners how to design their landscapes. Most recently, Cynthia represented the Localscapes Team at TEDxSaltLakeCity2019 where she condensed the entire Localscapes message into a powerful 10 minute talk.

Courtney Brown:
Courtney has been involved at multiple levels in the landscape industry. He spent the first part of his career as a landscape construction foreman and has extensive experience with the correct installation of residential landscapes in challenging climates. He now serves as the Conservation Programs Manager for the Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District where he manages sustainability initiatives for both residential and commercial projects. Courtney holds a Master's Degree in Recreation Management from Brigham Young University.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and ends whenever you like. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I want to learn more about Localscaping?
We love that you're even more interested! If you're a do-it-yourselfer, we recommend taking Localscapes University, which will prepare you for our landscape plan workshop and irrigation workshop. Once you've completed those courses, you'll have a Localscape plan for your very own yard!

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