Class in creating curb appeal at ICC

Published 10:35 am Tuesday, October 9, 2012

“How to Create Curb Appeal” covers the essential elements of curb appeal for people who are building, updating or selling. The class meets three consecutive Tuesday evenings, Oct. 9 – 23 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Isothermal Community College’s Polk Center in Columbus.

The first session led by landscape architect Ed Lastein is about site considerations, the design process and landscape design principles. In the second session, designer Sandy LeRoy will discuss choosing exterior paint colors and finishing touches, with a special appearance by Tom Williamson of Williamson’s Paint Center in Landrum. Horticulture expert Mickey Lively will cover the garden, including plant selection and culture in the third session, along with soil, lighting and irrigation.

Ed Lastein is an award-winning architect whose projects include Rogers Park in Tryon, Highland Lake Village in Flat Rock, the Flat Rock Village Center, numerous residential and equestrian properties and the Smith Phayer Hospice House in Landrum. Horticulture expert Mickey Lively from Garden Gate Nursery in Hendersonville has more than 1,600 landscaping projects to his credit, and is a resource for beginning and expert gardeners who listen to him daily on Hendersonville’s WTZQ 1600AM. Designer Sandy LeRoy is a color consultant and painting contractor, as well as a professional home stager and redesign expert, with more than 25 years’ experience here and in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Registration is free, but space is limited. Call Isothermal at 828-894-3092 to reserve your seat.