Introduction to Landscaping: Design, Construction and Maintenance

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Interstate Publishers, Incorporated, 1998 - Architecture - 440 pages
From the Preface: Introduction to Landscaping: Design, Construction, and Maintenance offers a practical approach to establishing and maintaining residential landscapes. It is intended to introduce the various aspects of the landscape industry to students of horticulture and agriculture. The authors have carefully written this book from a horticultural perspective. Plant selection and care are the foundation of this book. This book has been organized in three distinct parts-landscape design, landscape construction, and landscape maintenance. The steps to developing a complete and functional landscape plan for the residential setting are identified and explained in an easy to understand writing style. Principles of art, defined in the text, are emphasized in the design portion of the book. The student is guided through the process of designing landscape projects from establishing customer needs to preparing and costing out the plan.

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Working with the Customer
Analyzing the Landscape Site
Designing the Landscape

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