Introduction to Landscape Design


Why come home to a barren lawn and drab plantings when you could be greeted by your own beautiful oasis? Learn the secrets professionals use to create landscapes that are functional, ecologically beneficial and aesthetically pleasing. Employing slides, lecture and handout materials, you’ll learn both design theory and practical tips for transforming your yard into a lovely, welcoming space. Call 206.934.5339 to register two or more people at the Friends Rate of $55.50 each.

Please contact the Continuing Education office as soon as possible. If you cancel within 2 business days before the first class meets, we will refund all but a $6.00 processing fee.* If you choose to transfer, the processing fee will be waived. Class and material fees can not be refunded after the first session of a course has started.
*(Exceptions: Electric Vehicles and CFP Live Review)

South Seattle College Continuing Education

South Seattle College Continuing Education offers over 150 lifelong learning classes each quarter for everything from Computer Skills to Cooking to Home Repair. Designed to fit into your busy schedule, these classes provide the learning opportunities you’re looking for, along with the flexibility you need. Continuing Education classes are primarily non-credit and non-graded.

Located on an 87-acre hilltop campus in West Seattle, South Seattle College offers panoramic views of the city skyline and surrounding mountains. This unique setting serves as a portal of opportunity for students with diverse needs to meet their educational and career goals. You can also train as an apprentice at our 13-acre Georgetown Campus.

We offer the right degrees and certificates to match your goals, whether you are just starting your higher education, looking to advance your career or try a new direction.

South provides opportunities to:

  • complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree program or get your bachelor's here on campus in our new BAS program or from one of our university partners.
  • to train for rewarding careers in an abundance of professional/technical programs
  • update job skills or change careers
  • complete high school
  • improve basic skills

A moderate teacher/student ratio at South translates into personal attention for each student. Faculty members are exceptionally well qualified in their subject areas and are truly interested in helping each student achieve success.

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About the Instructor

Blair Constantine

Blair Constantine holds degrees in philosophy and landscape architecture from the University of Washington. A noted native plant specialist with over 20 years professional experience, Blair has worked on projects ranging from community greenbelt restoration efforts around the Puget Sound region to showcase landscapes in the desert Southwest. He specializes in Northwest residential landscapes--from small urban gardens to spacious suburban estates--and has taught landscape design to homeowners in the Seattle area for over 15 years.