Classes are routinely offered in early Spring & late Autumn.

The Spring classes are cancelled for 2017 only.

I am renovating/revamping my Classroom space  to improve your experience.   Classes will be offered once again starting late September 2017.  Should you wish to get first notification when the Class Schedule is set (usually late Aug.) please email me –  

Thank you!

          Combine Denise’s 24 years of experience designing yards across Saskatchewan with your enthusiasm!   You’re in charge as she guides  you from the idea stage to the completion of your unique garden plan. Select your own start date & time – each of your classes will be held for 5 consecutive weeks from that date in the same time slot!   

Times are usually – 10am – noon  or  6:30 – 8:30 pm most often during the week & as required on Saturdays.


In just 5 fun & lively classes you will:

  • learn the clever way to measure & draw your yard to scale
  • create a personalized list of shrubs, plants & perennials
  • save money by picking up dozens of money-saving ideas
  • save time by discovering low maintenance methods used by pros!
  • create a plan for your own paradise at the only class of its kind in Saskatoon!

All classes held in Denise’s Saskatoon classroom –
BOOK EARLY to avoid disappointment! 

                         $299 – GST extra



LANDSCAPE DESIGN CLASS – Detailed Description

Classes are for those with New or Existing Yards.  For Acreages I limit the size to the area just around the house – roughly 100’ from the foundation in all directions.

Participants choose their preferred day & time. Once started – the day & time is the same for the next few weeks. (ie: start date is Monday evening 6:30-8:30 – then your sessions will be held the same day & time)

Classes are held in Denise’s Home Classroom in Spring & Autumn only. There are 5 sessions in total – each 2 hours long. The first 3 are held as a group (max. 6 people) with the last 2 sessions done on-on-one with Denise. Because not everyone can be accommodated in the same time slot for the last 2 sessions (one-on-one) – Denise tries to fit in whomever must have the same date & then works with everyone else’s schedule to allow a suitable date & time. You’ll find Denise very flexible in booking the last 2 sessions.

There is much more covered in the class than indicated below. Hardiness zones, pros & cons of specific plants, where & when to buy, etc. – all add to the value of partaking in this class! Plus there is a lot of interaction amongst other participants in the first 3 group sessions. This allows everyone to discuss & learn more. I keep the groups small to allow for this interaction as well as to give everyone a chance to ask questions specific to their yards.

Session #1 – Denise instructs you on how to measure & draw your yard to scale.

Session #2 – Trees & Shrubs hardy in Sask. will be looked at – allowing everyone to make up a custom list of favourites.

Session #3 – Perennials hardy in Sask. will be looked at – allowing everyone to make up a custom list of favourites.

Session #4 – One-on-One time with Denise when you plan your yard along with the Trees & Shrubs.

Session #5 – One-on-One time with Denise where you complete your yard along with Perennials & finishing touches (With the One-on-One sessions – Denise is there to answer questions & bounce ideas off for you & only YOU the entire time!)