Landscape design is more than just putting some roses in and deciding whether to plant azaleas or not…
Landscape Design and Your Home
First off, what is landscape design? Well, according to this excerpt from Wikipedia, Landscape design focuses on both the integrated master landscape planning of a property and the specific garden design of landscape elements and plants within it. The practical, aesthetic, horticultural, and environmental sustainability components merit Landscape design inclusion. It is often divided into hardscape design and softscape design. Landscape designers often collaborate with related disciplines such as architecture and geography, soils and civil engineering, surveying, landscape contracting, botany, and artisan specialties. Design project focus can tend towards: in landscape design – artistic composition and artisanship, horticultural finesse and expertise, and a detailed site involvement emphasis from concepts through construction; whereas in landscape architecture – focus of urban planning, city and regional parks, civic and corporate landscapes, large scale interdisciplinary projects, and delegation to contractors after completing designs. There can be significant overlap of talents and skills, depending on the education, licensing, and experience of the professional. Both landscape designers and landscape architects practice landscape design [READ MORE]
Landscape remodeling is another form of this, as it takes existing elements and either replaces them or puts in features to complement them. All forms of landscape design are basically a bridge between architecture and designing garden space. Psychologically garden space is very valuable.
Landscape Design and Stress Reduction
An old saying is that a “thing of beauty is a joy forever.” Landscape design is a proven way of relieving stress, by giving you something positive and beautiful to look at. Can landscaping really make that much difference? Well, people with high morale have a proven lower stress ratio. And pride in your home or property is a great way of achieving morale.
So, keep your home clean, and redecorate when you can afford it. And one of the best ways that you can redecorate is to get landscape design services done.
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