Difference Between Landscape Architecture & Landscape Design
The terms associated with the landscaping industry can be a bit confusing. So to help you in your efforts to be a well-informed consumer, here are some clarifications of common landscaping terms.
Landscape: This not only includes land, vegetation and water but horizontal and vertical structures and climate, as well.
Landscape Design: This refers to the art of working with these five elements to arrange them into a specific, cohesive aesthetic.
Garden Design: A branch of landscape architecture that does not require qualifications on its own and often refers to the designing of private spaces (as opposed to public) where you are working with containers, annual beds and lawns.
Landscape architecture: A specific type of profession that requires certified qualifications to offer services in landscape and garden design. Landscape architecture would encompass garden design as well as installation of hard surfaces, water elements and outdoor living areas.
Whether you lack the green thumb or simply the time and energy to tend to a garden on your own, there are plenty of ways to benefit from hiring a professional gardener or landscape architect. Columbine Design offers both gardening services and landscape architecture services to Colorado homeowners and property owners. This means we do everything from outdoor kitchen and playground installations to pruning and fertilization of gardens. To learn about our landscape architecture and customized and on-demand gardening services, contact Columbine Design in Englewood, Colorado at (303) 761-6807.
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