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Tree Landscape Ideas
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Tree Landscape Ideas

Reliance Foundry Co. Ltd Bryce Tarling Great landscape design focuses on user experience In a past life, I spent my summers doing landscape maintenance and construction. While much of the work was fairly routine—pushing lawnmowers and trimming hedges—I developed a keen eye for working with greenspaces in my community. Now...
How to START a Landscape Design Business
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How to START a Landscape Design Business?

Marketing helps landscape companies grow revenue and profit. Jupiterimages/Goodshoot/Getty Images Landscape designers are primarily involved in the design aspects of residential and commercial landscaping projects, but you may also offer installation services through subcontractors or with your own crew and equipment. Starting your landscape design business follows protocols of other...
Natural Landscaping Ideas
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Natural Landscaping Ideas

Elegantly organized by season, this lyrical yet practical guide to backyard restoration gardening celebrates the beauty, the challenges, and the rewards of growing native plants at home. Judith Larner Lowry, winner of the prestigious John Burroughs award, here builds on themes from her best-selling Gardening with a Wild Heart, which...
Landscape Design Information
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Landscape Design Information

Landscape architects held about 22, 500 jobs in 2014. Of this total, about 49 percent were employed in the architectural, engineering, and related services industry, and another 15 percent were employed in the landscaping services industry. About 1 in 5 were self-employed in 2014. Landscape architects spend much of their...
School Landscaping Ideas
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School Landscaping Ideas

The school complex should appear to be a unified development, not a haphazard collection of buildings, play fields, and parking lots. To achieve this, the landscape architect will use the site survey plan in locating the various facilities you have decided to incorporate in your school complex on the site....
Stone Landscape Edging Ideas
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Stone Landscape Edging Ideas

Edging creates clean, crisp lines between beds and other areas. It is most visible between a lawn and the adjoining garden, but landscape edging can define a flower border, a shrub bed, or the transition from a patio to the surrounding garden. It emphasizes the lines of beds, and it...
Landscaping IDEAS with Water Features
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Landscaping IDEAS with Water Features

You've seen them on TV: huge, complex water features, with high-cost fountains, installed by skilled landscape designers. Rather daunting, aren't they? You want something cool and soothing for your own landscaping, but just a small water feature, you say? A cheap, low-maintenance garden fountain whose gurgling sound will soothe those...
Courtyard Landscape Design
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Courtyard Landscape Design

A courtyard is an enclosed space, but the walls need no tbe solid. Here, a lattice fence creates a private and intimate space without completely blocking all light. Scale. An aspect of design you do have control over is scale. The absence of a roof makes the space feel bigger...
Sloped Landscaping IDEAS
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Sloped Landscaping IDEAS

The right landscaping can transform any yard into a peaceful oasis. However, landscaping on a hill presents its own set of challenges. Fortunately, there are a number of excellent ideas for landscape designing on a hill. Disclaimer: If your landscape is dangerously steep, consider hiring a professional. Do not put...
Fire Pit Landscaping IDEAS Pictures
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Fire Pit Landscaping IDEAS Pictures

Fire pits are an excellent way to keep the fun going in your backyard long after dark. Instead of an unsightly dirt fire pit, make this new social hub an asset to your yard by building a handsome fire pit. It’s easy to do — we’ll show you how! When...
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