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  1. Landscape Design Rick Abrahamson University of Minnesota Extension Service Clay County http://www.hortilover.net/

  2. Why design landscapes? http://www.hortilover.net/

  3. Personal Benefits Shade Privacy Reduce wind Reduce odor Pollution control http://www.hortilover.net/

  4. Conservation Benefits Erosion control Slope stabilization Temperature Fire protection http://www.hortilover.net/

  5. Economic Benefits Increase property value and home salability http://www.hortilover.net/

  6. Aesthetic Benefits Attractive Landscapes Make People Feel Better http://www.hortilover.net/

  7. What is landscape design? http://www.hortilover.net/

  8. Design as a Profession • Landscape Architect • Licensed • Larger scale • Landscape Designer • Not licensed • Single family residential http://www.hortilover.net/

  9. Elements of Art Color Line Form Texture Scale http://www.hortilover.net/

  10. Principles of Design Unity Balance Transition Proportion Rhythm Repetition Simplicity http://www.hortilover.net/

  11. Principles of Science • Horticulture • Plant needs • Insect and diseases • Hardiness zones • Construction • Materials • Methods • Soils and drainage • Irrigation systems • Drafting and graphic presentation http://www.hortilover.net/

  12. How to design landscapes? http://www.hortilover.net/

  13. Steps in Design Develop a plot plan http://www.hortilover.net/

  14. Steps in Design Conduct a site analysis http://www.hortilover.net/

  15. Steps in Design Assess Family Needs and Desires Locate activity areas http://www.hortilover.net/

  16. Steps in Design Design Activity Areas http://www.hortilover.net/

  17. Steps in Design Plant selection and placement http://www.hortilover.net/

  18. Design process example? http://www.hortilover.net/

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  22. Time for your final exam!! Good luck http://www.hortilover.net/

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  28. Thank you for attending! http://www.hortilover.net/

  29. Sources cited • UF/IFAS, Basic Principles of Landscape Design, Circular 536, June 1991. • NDSU Extension Service, Landscape Ideas For North Dakota Homeowners, H-958, October 1988. http://www.hortilover.net/