The Louisiana Landscape Design School will hold Course 1 on Jan. 26-27 at the Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd., Baton Rouge.

The 10 hours of lecture will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

LSU professors and local professional landscape architects are the instructors.

The cost is $60, and it is open to the public, master gardeners and garden club members. A box lunch can be purchased or participants may bring their own lunch.

To register, call (225) 924-6429.

For more information, call that number or (225) 937-5570. If registered before Sunday evening, a syllabus will be provided.

For details of the lectures, visit

The Louisiana Landscape Design School is sponsored by the Louisiana Landscape Design Consultants, the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, The National Garden Clubs Inc., in cooperation with the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture.

Some of the topics include “Principles and Elements of Landscape Design,” “Color in the Landscape, “The Environment,” “Landscape Design Resources,” “Designing Home and Private Gardens” and “Public Landscapes.”