Landscape Designer Introduction

Intrdoction To Landscape Designer

 About Landscape Designers

People often choose to decorate their garden surrounds by planting flowers in order to improve the appearance and beauty of their land. Others choose to undergo the task of beautifying their green living space in order to maximize the potential market value of their property. This is easily achieved with good results  considering the ability of landscape design to combine the homely theme to the garden and create an aesthetically pleasing effect.   

Landscape in Need of TLC

Landscape design can be defined as the organization of outdoor living space so that human life can maximize satisfaction and enjoyment out of that particular area. Hence a landscape designer has the primary aim of achieving this goal.

Landscape Designer Objectives

There are 3 particular objectives to be met by a landscape designer. These include:

  • Organizing the area in order to obtain the most desirable and pleasurable living space
  • Establishing a visual connection between the house and its surrounds
  • Minimizing the maintenance of a landscape for convenience to the homeowner.

Landscape Plan

Landscape designers often engage in the gardening, plant-design and creation of various green outdoor living spaces. They can be consulted on a public basis via public authorities or through a private practice.

Designer/Owner Negotiation

Landscaped Garden

Through negotiation with the owners of a property, landscape designers can understand the exact desires people have for their landscape and garden. Through listening to these wishes, the designer will incorporate a person’s idea, the site’s considerations and specific elements of design in order to compose a unique landscape suitable to a consumer’s home.

The key elements utilized by landscape designers to aid them formulate a living space of true beauty include the incorporation of structures, the use of various shapes, colors and sizes of pavers, different hardscape materials and a vast range of flowers and plants. The combination of all these elements is what distinguishes a good landscape designer from an ordinary landscape designer.     
Landscape Design

When finalizing the design of a particular outdoor area, the most important factor to be considered by a landscape is the maintenance aspect of the design. Basically, the designer must acknowledge whether or not the design at hand can be maintained. Simple naturalistic designs do not require a great deal of maintenance, whilst complex monoculture plantings are more prone to insect manifestation and attack.