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    create art. Landscape designers use the same design principles that other artists and graphic designers use, combined with plants and other elements, to create certain atmospheres and feelings that people will enjoy being around. Linda Engstrom, APLD states on her website Garden Aesthetics that “the design elements are…employed to determine the way space will be perceived.” While there is a list of design principles, the ones discussed in this paper that landscape design uses are scale, rhythm, and balance. First, scale is the relationship of the sizes of plants and other elements within a landscape. It can also be said that “scale is concerned with the relationship between the size of an object to the size of the other objects within the same composition” (Linda Engstrom). The size of plants and the area they occupy must be considered as well as how different sized people (adults as well as children) will view the landscape. The size of the plants need to relate well to other plants and elements within the area, and also fit well into the size of the landscape. For example, a very tall tree should not be placed in a small…

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    Although gardening may be a hobby for some people, it can be therapy for others as well. According to the article, “Horticultural Therapy,” horticultural therapy is therapy that uses plants to promote individual mental, physical, and emotional health. While horticultural therapy can be used for a wide range of people, horticultural therapy can specifically help with people who are suffering with dementia. In the article, “Gardens That Care: Planning Outdoor Environments for People with…

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    Allowing Renegade (Gardens) Saint Louis is home to “about 10,000 parcels of vacant land that have come to public ownership involuntarily through tax foreclosure”(Land). A majority of these vacant properties are in low-income neighborhoods, the residents of which, live at least a half mile (often more) away from a grocery store with fresh produce. Saint Louis as a result, is barren, as outlined by the graph provided by the USDA Economic Research Service (pictured right). This type of barrenness…

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    Every garden in different houses typically used different concepts as well. Despite having the same concept but there is a difference between a garden designs with each other. Utilizing the outdoor areas of the house either behind or front of house as a garden has been always to do. Different is how anybody can develop any ideas they have for making a beautiful garden. One concept that is widely used is the courtyard landscaping. Whether you belong to one of the people who use the courtyard…

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    When it’s no longer cold in Cincinnati, landscaping and gardening can make all the difference in your outdoor living space. According to the local garden store, Lakeview Garden Center & Landscaping, solid hardscapes are the cornerstone of a home’s exterior. Whether you’re looking to transform your backyard patio or create a tranquil garden scene, the lawn care experts at Lakeview Garden Center & Landscaping say these essentials will help make any hardscape a success: Strategic Draining: When a…

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    White rocks for landscaping is one of the colors available to rocks for landscaping. In addition to the white rocks for landscaping, there are still more colors available for the rocks for landscaping such as black rock or grey rocks. White rocks for landscaping can provide a contrasting color to green for your garden. This can be used as decorations in order to give accent your garden landscaping so don't look monotonous. Not just for decoration, but rock can affect design a garden landscaping.…

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    Professional Landscaping

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    best for your garden. The company that you would like to hire is the one that can give you the best design and the most attractive landscape. It would be best as well if you just only choose a professional landscaping company. They are the best one to provide you all the options that you need for landscaping. They are the most professional as well because of their knowledge and experience, just like the best henderson landscaping company that is already in the landscaping industry. Professional…

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    Service Learning Project

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    To design a service learning project is a big task, to relate it to art was a more difficult one. I would want my project to impact others and have meaning for my students and the community I would be serving. This is where I thought about a community garden. Community gardens help people in so many ways. They can not only feed people, but teach them how to make their own food. The community can take their knowledge and experience from the garden and bring it to their own home. Community gardens…

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    Plant Bed Essay

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    can interrupt the ability of plant growth in a raised garden bed: materials, bugs, and even the products that are being used. To some extent, we can control how strong we want our plants to grow. The most modern stage in the development of plant bed design today for raised beds filled with fast draining planting mix, which are ideal growing environments for vegetables. Therefore, using a deeper plant bed will have a greater percentage of growth than a shallow plant bed. According to Deep…

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    Cheap sheds in Orrell are a great storage space for all your garden tools, potting soil and compost. If you are an avid gardener and like nothing better than pottering in your vegetable garden on a Saturday afternoon, you will most likely want a safe storage space for all your gardening equipment. Keeping garden tools in the garage can take up space, and the smell of the compost and potting soil can smell a bit strong when it is mixed with odour of mechanics. In Orrell, cheap sheds are on offer…

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