11 5 Landscape Design

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<ul><li> 1. Landscape Design Plant: Purple Leaf Plum Term: Accent Plant</li></ul> <p> 2. Purple Leaf Plum </p> <ul><li>Ornamental Flowering Tree </li></ul> <ul><li>Size: 25 tall and 25 wide </li></ul> <ul><li>Full Sun </li></ul> <ul><li>Blooms white or pink blooms in </li></ul> <ul><li>early spring</li></ul> <ul><li>Purple Leaves </li></ul> <ul><li>Moisture: Rarely needs supplemental water </li></ul> <ul><li>Soil: acidic, moist, loamy sandyor clay soils, well drained, </li></ul> <ul><li>Use: Specimen plant</li></ul> <p> 3. Accent Plant </p> <ul><li>A plant that is more distinctive than many plantsw but does not attract the attention as a specimen plant. </li></ul> <p> 4. Specimen Plant : </p> <ul><li>A plant that is distinctive because of such qualities as its color or pattern.Its use creates a strong focal point in a landscape </li></ul> <p> 5. Landscape Design </p> <ul><li>Why landscape? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Aesthetics Looks Nice </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Privacy</li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Reduce erosion </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Wind or noise block </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Create recreation areas </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Increase property value </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 6. Design Steps </p> <ul><li>Meet the customer </li></ul> <ul><li>Sketch a base plan </li></ul> <ul><li>Determine family needs </li></ul> <ul><li>Conduct a site analysis </li></ul> <ul><li>Sketch rough outline (goose egg) </li></ul> <ul><li>Establish bed patterns </li></ul> <ul><li>Locate trees Biggest Plants first </li></ul> <ul><li>Locate shrubs </li></ul> <ul><li>Select plants According to site conditions: sun, size</li></ul> <ul><li>Trace plan to quality vellum </li></ul> <ul><li>Label Plan </li></ul> <ul><li>Price plan </li></ul> <p> 7. Base Plan Stuff that you must design around 8. Customer Needs </p> <ul><li>Conduct an client interview </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>What kind of activities do they like </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>How formal are they </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Do they like yard work </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Do they have kids or pets </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Do they entertain </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Do they garden </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Do they prefer sun or shade </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 9. Site Analysis </p> <ul><li>Measure Determine scale </li></ul> <ul><li>Existing Plants </li></ul> <ul><li>Orientation Sunlight Path </li></ul> <ul><li>Water </li></ul> <ul><li>Slope </li></ul> <ul><li>Uses </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Public Area street front </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Outdoor Living Area </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Service Area </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 10. Site Plan Goose Egg Barrier N Barrier Entertainment Svc Area Public Area Hammock/rest 11. Plant Selection </p> <ul><li>Mature Size </li></ul> <ul><li>Hardiness </li></ul> <ul><li>Exposure </li></ul> <ul><li>Color/Texture </li></ul> <ul><li>Speed of Growth </li></ul> <ul><li>Ease of Maintenance </li></ul> <p> 12. Plan drafting </p> <ul><li>Scale </li></ul> <ul><li>Symbols </li></ul> <ul><li>Buildings, Sidewalks, Driveways, roads </li></ul> <ul><li>Labeling </li></ul> <ul><li>Plant list </li></ul> <p> 13. 14. Plant List 15. 16. Principles of Design </p> <ul><li>Balance </li></ul> <ul><li>Proportion </li></ul> <ul><li>Focalization </li></ul> <ul><li>Rhythm &amp; Line </li></ul> <ul><li>Unity </li></ul> <ul><li>Effect </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Line, form, &amp; texture </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 17. Balance </p> <ul><li>Symetrical </li></ul> <ul><li>Asymetrical </li></ul> <ul><li>Out of Balance </li></ul> <p> 18. Proportion </p> <ul><li>Now they are too small to fill the space </li></ul> <ul><li>Soon they will be too big </li></ul> <ul><li>Poor plant selection </li></ul> <p> 19. Unity </p> <ul><li>Trees are nicely sized and placed </li></ul> <ul><li>No unity pull them together </li></ul> <p> 20. Focalization </p> <ul><li>Plant blocks house </li></ul> <ul><li>Focal point should accent the building not obstruct it </li></ul> <p> 21. Corner Plantings </p> <ul><li>Always in a landscape bed </li></ul> <ul><li>No more than 3 or 4 species </li></ul> <ul><li>Tall in back </li></ul> <ul><li>Short in front </li></ul> <ul><li>In curve is focal point </li></ul> <ul><li>Use odd number of plants </li></ul> <p> 22. Foundation Plantings </p> <ul><li>Plants along walls or foundations </li></ul> <ul><li>Taller plants near corners </li></ul> <ul><li>Shorter plants under windows </li></ul> <ul><li>Dwarf or low growing plants </li></ul> <p> 23. Line plantings </p> <ul><li>Creates walls of outdoor rooms </li></ul> <ul><li>Need variety in size &amp; shape </li></ul> <ul><li>No more than 3 to 5 species </li></ul> <ul><li>Often used along property boundaries </li></ul> <p> 24. Accent Plantings </p> <ul><li>Area of particular beauty or interest </li></ul> <ul><li>Can be a single plant </li></ul> <ul><li>Can be a grouping </li></ul> <ul><li>Can contain fountains or statues </li></ul> <ul><li>Avoid placing in the center of a lawn area </li></ul> <p> 25. Today </p> <ul><li>Measure the area out front </li></ul> <ul><li>Draw the site to scale </li></ul> <ul><li>Turn in </li></ul> <ul><li>Those who did not do yesterdays assignment need to or they will not be able to complete this assignment </li></ul> <ul><li>Landscapers Large multi-week project </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Landscape Design from now to Christmas </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Horticulture Small assignment for tomorrow </li></ul>