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Title: Landscape Design, Construction, and Maintenance


1
Landscape Design, Construction, and Maintenance
2
Landscaping
  • What is Landscaping?
  • It is a part of ornamental Horticulture Industry

3
Landscaping
  • What is Ornamental Horticulture?
  • It is the Industry that uses plants and other
    materials for decoration purposes.

4
Landscaping
  • Ornamental Horticulture also claims the areas
    of
  • Floral Design
  • Greenhouse Management
  • Nursery Management

5
Landscaping
  • Landscaping focuses on the beatification of the
    outdoor terrain and to some interior settings.
  • Landscaping combines the principles of art with
    the science of growing plants

6
Landscaping
  • Landscaping involves the planting of
  • Ornamental trees
  • Shrubs
  • Vines
  • Ground Covers ( including grasses)
  • Flowers ( annuals and perennials)
  • Bulbs

7
Landscaping
  • Landscaping involves physical features or
    hardscapes.
  • Hardscape includes
  • Fences --Drives
  • Terraces --Irrigation Systems
  • Retaining Walls -- Pools
  • Patios
  • Walks,

8
Landscaping
  • Landscaping
  • also results in sculpting the soil and the
    natural lay of the land.

9
Landscaping
  • Professional landscapers must consider many
    factors during the work on a landscape job.

10
Landscaping
  • Some factors that influence landscapes are
  • Terrain
  • The climate
  • The homes
  • Buildings
  • Other Physical Structures
  • Intended Use of the property
  • Clients Wants

11
Landscaping
  • The Big Challenge!!
  • Is for the Landscaper to allow for all of the
    factors listed above while developing a landscape
    that is both attractive and functional.

12
Landscaping
  • This Chapter focuses on three main things
  • 1st the Landscape Design this deal with
    planning of the landscape project
  • 2nd is the installation and or construction of
    the project.
  • 3rd is the maintenance of the landscape so it
    will continue to be attractive over a long time.

13
Landscaping
  • What are the Benefits of Landscaping?
  • Enjoyment given to the homeowner this could be
    the attractive or aesthetic views are pleasing

14
Landscaping
  • What does Aesthetic Valve means?
  • The beauty of the landscape

15
Landscaping
  • Plants in the landscape will convey
  • Warmth
  • Protection
  • Comfort

16
Landscaping
  • A Study by Weyerhaeuser Nursery Products Division
    estimated that landscaping can add as much as
    15 to the resale value of a home.
  • Why? As the landscape provides the 1st
    impression to the home.

17
Landscaping
  • Are landscaping plants good for the environment?
  • Yes!!

18
Landscaping
  • The photosynthetic process in the leaf uses
    carbon dioxide and releases oxygen.
  • Studies have shown that 2,500 sq ft of turf grass
    releases enough oxygen for a family of four

19
Landscaping
  • Plants and soil organisms also scrub the air of
    pollutants such as
  • Ammonia
  • Benzene
  • Toluene,
  • Trichloroethylene
  • xylene

20
Landscaping Design
  • What is Landscape Design?
  • It is the practice of creating a plan to make
    the best use of available space in the most
    attractive way Relationships between the land ,
    buildings, plants, and people are considered

21
Landscaping Design
  • Professional Designers have two main purposes in
    mind when designing landscapes plans for the
    home or a building
  • 1st show off the home and building to its best
    advantage
  • 2nd Create both an attractive and useful
    setting for the inhabitants

22
Landscaping Design
  • What is a landscape Architects?
  • They are trained in engineering , graphic arts,
    and architectural technology. They are skilled
    in designing functional plans based on the
    interrelationships of people and their
    surroundings

23
Landscaping Design
  • What is a landscape Designer?
  • They are trained in the art of design and the
    science of growing the horticultural plants.
    They work primarily with residential home designs
    and small commercial sites

24
Landscaping Design
  • A landscape Designer will have the following
  • Knowledge of plant ID
  • Cultural Requirments of plants
  • Construction practices
  • Principals of Design
  • They will work at local nurseries , garden
    centers, and landscaping companies.

25
Landscaping Construction
  • What is Landscaping Construction?
  • It is the segment of landscaping that involves
    the installation of materials identified in the
    landscape design
  • Construction project can range from very small to
    very large in scale.

26
Landscaping Construction
  • What is a Landscaping Contractor?
  • The construction of the project is performed by
    the contractor. There are the ones that transfer
    the design from paper to the actual landscape.

27
Landscaping Construction
  • What is a landscape supervisor?
  • This is a crew chief that has responsible for
    the crew. They provide leadership to the crew.
    They also assign tasks to the workers and
    usually works alongside of them Team work is
    very important among the workers. Working well
    with others provide quality work as well as speed

28
Landscaping Construction
  • What is landscape maintenance?
  • It is the care of upkeep of the landscape
    materials after installation. Landscape
    maintenance includes the following
  • Mowing grass
  • Fertilizing landscape plants
  • Pruning landscape plants

29
Landscaping Construction
  • Cont
  • Applying pest controls
  • Planting and weeding flower beds
  • Removing leaves in the fall
  • Cultivating soil
  • Applying mulch to planting beds

30
Landscaping Construction
  • The goal of the landscape maintenance program is
    to keep the landscape as attractive and
    functional as intended in the original landscape
    design

31
The End
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