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The Certificate in Holistic Landscape Design at Bastyr University is a 12 month evening and weekend program grounded in the philosophy of working with nature to create resilient landscapes. The program offers an extended study of permaculture design throughout the seasons, far exceeding standard 72 hour Permaculture Design Certificate programs. Additionally, Bastyr has a unique focus on the therapeutic value of a medicinal and edible landscapes. Our unique curriculum includes courses such as Soil Ecology, Biodynamic Agriculture, Horticultural Business practices, and Medicinal and Edible Plants in the Landscape, utilizing hands on activities in the University’s wooded 51-acre campus –including the Bastyr Medicinal Herb Garden. The program is open to anyone with a creative eye and a passion for ecology and sustainability.