Your landscape can fit your lifestyle like a glove. This course opens the door to customization of your home environment, no matter how large or small. Taught by a professor of landscape architecture with over 40 years in private practice, Mary Palmer Dargan’s master class in garden design will serve you well the rest of your life.
About Mary Palmer Dargan
Mary Palmer Dargan, a licensed landscape architect since 1982, creates beautiful, relaxing havens across the world for homeowners.
Her flagship 3 part course, The Placemakers Academy Garden Design, provides training in lifelong landscape design to produce food, healthy activity, social interaction, stress reduction and a healthy home.
As an author, Timeless Landscape Design: The Four Part Master Plan (Gibbs-Smith pub, 2006) and Lifelong Landscape Design: The 8 key components to a healthy home environment (Gibbs-Smith pub, 2011) are classic garden design reference texts in the industry.
"Heal the Earth One Garden at a Time" is MP's motto since 1989 following Hurricane Hugo's sweep thru Charleston, SC where they settled as young designers.
Trained initially as a Botanist, MP received her Master of Landscape Architecture from LSU.
Received the Garden Club of America's Conservation Award (2018) for her work in AL, SC, GA & FL in National Affairs & Legislation. As an accedited GCA horticulture Judge (the only lifetime appointment in the Garden Club of America) , Mary Palmer has judged horticulture and conservation exhibits at major flowers shows such as Philadelphia, Atlanta & Palm Beach.
In demand as a speaker since 1981 when her first book, The Early English Kitchen Garden 800-1800 ad, was released, Mary Palmer is a tireless, and humorous speaker on garden design and man's activities on the land.
Mary Palmer is married to landscape architect, Hugh Dargan, and live between Asheville & Cashiers, NC with their Boykin Spaniel, Henry.