2Landscaping What is Landscaping? It is a part of ornamental Horticulture Industry
3Landscaping What is Ornamental Horticulture? It is the Industry that uses plants and other materials for decoration purposes.
4Landscaping Ornamental Horticulture also claims the areas of : Floral DesignGreenhouse ManagementNursery Management
5LandscapingLandscaping 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
6Landscaping Landscaping involves the planting of: Ornamental trees ShrubsVinesGround Covers ( including grasses)Flowers ( annuals and perennials)Bulbs
7Landscaping Landscaping involves physical features or hardscapes. Hardscape includes :Fences --DrivesTerraces --Irrigation SystemsRetaining Walls -- PoolsPatiosWalks,
8Landscaping Landscaping: also results in sculpting the soil and the natural lay of the land.
9LandscapingProfessional landscapers must consider many factors during the work on a landscape job.
10Landscaping Some factors that influence landscapes are: Terrain The climateThe homesBuildingsOther Physical StructuresIntended Use of the propertyClients Wants
11Landscaping 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.
12Landscaping This Chapter focuses on three main things: 1st the Landscape Design: this deal with planning of the landscape project2nd 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.
13Landscaping What are the Benefits of Landscaping? Enjoyment given to the homeowner this could be the attractive or aesthetic views are pleasing
14Landscaping What does Aesthetic Valve means? The beauty of the landscape
15Bell Quiz 4/9 What is aesthetics? 2. What else is part of your landscape plan besides plants?
16Landscaping Plants in the landscape will convey: Warmth Protection Comfort
17LandscapingAre landscaping plants good for the environment?Yes!!
18LandscapingThe 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
19Landscaping 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
20Landscaping DesignProfessional 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 advantage2nd Create both an attractive and useful setting for the inhabitants
21Landscaping 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
22Landscaping 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
23Landscaping Design A landscape Designer will have the following: Knowledge of plant IDCultural Requirments of plantsConstruction practicesPrincipals of DesignThey will work at local nurseries , garden centers, and landscaping companies.
24Landscaping Construction What is Landscaping Construction?It is the segment of landscaping that involves the installation of materials identified in the landscape designConstruction project can range from very small to very large in scale.
25Landscaping 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.
26Landscaping 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.
27Landscaping Construction What is landscape maintenance?It is the care of upkeep of the landscape materials after installation. Landscape maintenance includes the following:Mowing grassFertilizing landscape plantsPruning landscape plants
28Landscaping Construction Cont…Applying pest controlsPlanting and weeding flower bedsRemoving leaves in the fallCultivating soilApplying mulch to planting beds
29Landscaping Construction The goal of the landscape maintenance program is to keep the landscape as attractive and functional as intended in the original landscape design