|richmondrose12 (richmondrose12) wrote,|
@ 2012-06-26 14:21:00
|Entry tags:||dallas landscaping, gardening, landscaping, landscaping dallas|
Your Personality and Landscape Accessories
First we will give a general description, list the strengths and weaknesses, then a comparative analysis will follow. Finally, we will examine how to evaluate any given individual within each of the professions. Landscape Architect - A landscape architect has a minimum of a four year Bachelor's degree and may have six or more years of higher education.
To have a successful landscaping, it is very important to keep it simple, especially at the start. There are certain questions that you can ask yourself to help you with the overall process. These questions include does your house blend with those nearby Is it appealing It is distinctive Does it blend well on the site or look out of place Does it require stronger horizontal or vertical lines These are just some of the many questions that you can ask so as to give yourself a better idea of what type of design you should go with. Before you start, it is also important that your familiarize yourself with topics like plants and structures, entries, walks, steps, edgings, creating an attractive front, trees, foundation plantings, planters, and front-yard privacy, for instance. You need to look at the space with which you have to work, the soil conditions and any special problems that your garden may have. The whole idea of landscaping is to make your home look better from the street. By evaluating your lawn right at the start, you will be able to get a good idea of what you need to begin formulating your landscaping plan and choosing the necessary landscaping features.
To give you some quick guide, here are some areas where you can possibly under estimate the costs - The first hidden cost is having landscaping features that require lighting. Most people only consider the cost of buying those landscaping features without considering the cost of operation. Another way to reduce your electrical cost is to reserve the use of your outdoor lighting for times when you are entertaining people outdoor, or when you are sitting in your yard at night. Water consumption for some landscaping feature can cost a bomb to your monthly electrical bill. Some examples of landscaping design that need substantial water consumption include the water sprinkler system for your lawn, a small pond and your water fountain. It is a good idea to bear in mind the amount of additional water you will be using to. This can add up to be quite a bit of extra water, and if you city charges more money once your usage reaches a certain point, it can be even more costly.
It's a simple starting point for do it yourselfers that can be added to later. Bright colors like reds, yellows and oranges seem to advance toward you and can actually make an object seem closer to you. Cool colors like greens, blues, and pastels seem to move away from you and can make an object seem farther from you. Grays, blacks, and whites are considered neutral colors and are best used in the background with bright colors in the foreground.