Sustainable History & Landscape Techniques : Eatonville Yards & Gardens Professional Continuing Education Pending

Franklin Yard
Franklin Family Yard / Eatonville, Florida

Approval is pending from the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LACES) and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for 6.0 HSW Professional Learning Units for the Eatonville Yards and Gardens Tour scheduled for January 28, 2014 in Eatonville, Florida. Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the program for most individuals who complete the entire event.

Actual yards and gardens in Eatonville will be used as case studies that demonstrate successful outcomes and techniques. Participants will meet the resident owners of the yards and gardens to discuss theories and practices in sustainable landscaping and gardening. Course content will include the following:

  • Historic resources in community development, planning, landscape architecture, architecture
  • Secretary of the Interior Standards (overview)
  • National Register of Historic Places (overview)
  • Sustainable resources (overview)
  • Sustainable materials, practices, techniques specifics

The course will be hosted by The Association to Preserve theĀ Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.), and I will serve as the program faculty.

Yards & Gardens Primer, 1st Edition

Each registered participant will receive a copy of the Eatonville Yards & Garden Primer/2nd Edition (TM) as part of the instructional materials.

Registration and logistics details will be available at the P.E.C. websites: