Home & Garden

Guilford Technical Community College is pleased to offer a variety of lifelong leisure learning and personal enrichment courses to get you started or enhance your knowledge of gardening, landscaping and home décor. If you are interested in decorating or improving the look of your home, we have the classes for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Basic Landscaping

This course is designed to help students plan and create a beautiful and functional landscape. This class will not address more than one landscaped area per student. No textbook is required. By the end of the course, if the student has participated in all six class meetings, he or she will be able to create a planting plan for a part of his or her landscape and assess the site for light, wind, water and privacy. They will learn how to combine plants with respect to size, color, bloom time, texture and availability of plants. Class will also discuss basic walkway and patio placement, if needed. Student will need to supply a pencil, eraser, straight edge and ¼ graph paper.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-BV1 Basic Landscaping 2/27/19 - 4/17/19 W 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Jamestown AT 368 Click Here

Blooms All Year

This class will show you how to have something in your landscape in bloom all year. Emphasis is placed on locally available blooming trees, shrubs and perennials to create a new landscape or what you can add to update an existing garden.  

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-CB1 Blooms All Year 2/5/19 - 2/26/19 T 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Jamestown AT 323 Click Here

Interior Design 
This class will teach you the basic techniques in interior design. The course will discuss design styles, budgets, and working with professionals; topics will also include color application, space and furniture, flooring, walls, window treatments and lighting, and accessories. Upon completion you should have the basic knowledge to design your own area of space.

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-CL1 Interior Design  3/12/19 - 4/16/19 T 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Jamestown AT 325 Click Here

Interior Design Advanced

This class will be a continuation from basic interior design I. Students will apply knowledge learned from interior design I and create a renovation plan for one room. Measuring techniques, color application and placement of furniture, lighting and accessories will be used to transform your choice of room. Color and texture simulation will be shown using a color and sample board. If students have software design, could show a before and after computer simulation. No books required but will need to purchase graph paper, pencils, and a ruler. 

Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to attending class.

  • Online: Register
    • Use the Search function to search for Course Title or Course Code
  • In Person:
    • Jamestown, 140 Jamestown Court, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the form here: Con Ed Registration Form