AGBB 2070 - Water Wise Landscape Design

  • Noncredit
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Students who successfully complete this Quest Badge will be able to:

  • Outline the six generic steps in the landscape design process. Explain how the process is important to potential water savings. Explain how the process applies to existing landscapes.
  • Discuss opportunities and limitations as they relate to the analysis.
  • Explain how the story line defines the landscape around family values, needs, and wants.
  • Describe hydrozoning and its role in potential water savings and plant selection.
  • Describe lawn options related to design needs, property use, and water demand.
  • Describe the use of rectilinear, curvilinear, and angular design styles.
  • Describe how to refine a preliminary design for efficient irrigation efficiency.
  • Describe the interplay of line, color, texture, and form with scale, balance, simplicity, variety, emphasis, and sequence to create unity in the design.
  • Explain hints to mix and match plants creating pizzazz.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Please note that there are no refunds for open entry courses.


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