An Overview of Landscaping

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Landscaping is a profession that involves a natural environment to look a certain way. This profession relies on gardening, but landscaping also involves the installation of a wall and other features. There are many reasons to practice landscaping from making a place look more inviting or make an area more functional. Landscaping has been around for thousands of years. To show for that is the ancient culture gardens. Landscaping was used for beautifying certain areas like temples, palaces, and public areas. Romans were more private people and had enclosed courtyards landscaped for members of their own household to enjoy it. The Mayans on the other hand had paintings that lived the temples walkway. Native American tribes constructed some gardening terraces the purpose of crop cultivation. Landscaping is usually in a confined area like a home, office, or museum. Landscapers sketch the area and study the qualities of the soil and natural environment. After looking at all of the facts they begin landscaping. When you start to landscape you start making pathways and building up from there to make a great environment. To create all of it, it may include pools, benches, stone retaining walls, and other features. After all the groundwork you can start putting in trees, shrubs, and flowers. Sometimes landscaping can be themed. There are some traditional ways to theme your landscape like English garden, native plant garden, or a low water garden. Landscaping is an art form profession. It takes a good sense to appreciate the features of the natural environment that already exist. Excellent landscaping flows together with the existing natural environment. It all flows together instead of ruining the nature that already was there. Our state sh... ... middle of paper ... ...sec=frontcover&dq=tourism landscaping meaning&hl=en&sa=X&ei=MnOCUqbYEIuE2gXYs4C4BA&ved=0CDgQ6AEwAA "LANDSCAPING CAREERS." donnan.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct 2013. . Leighton, Phebe, and Calvin Simonds. The New American Landscape Gardener. Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale Press, 1987. Print. Lougee, Mary. "What is a landscaping Business." Houston Chronicle 2013, n. pag. Web. 12 Nov. 2013. . Turner, Tom. Twelve alternative careers for landscape architects. England,Wales: Nightingale Garden Company Limited,, 2008. eBook. . "What is Landscaping?." Wise Geek clear answers for common questions. N.p.. Web. 09 October 2013.
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