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Landscape Design. Rick Abrahamson University of Minnesota Extension Service Clay County. Why design landscapes?. Personal Benefits. Shade Privacy Reduce wind Reduce odor Pollution control. Conservation Benefits. Erosion control Slope stabilization Temperature Fire protection.

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landscape design

Landscape Design

Rick Abrahamson

University of Minnesota Extension Service

Clay County

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Why design landscapes?

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personal benefits
Personal Benefits

Shade

Privacy

Reduce wind

Reduce odor

Pollution control

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conservation benefits
Conservation Benefits

Erosion control

Slope stabilization

Temperature

Fire protection

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economic benefits
Economic Benefits

Increase property value

and home salability

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aesthetic benefits
Aesthetic Benefits

Attractive Landscapes

Make People Feel Better

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What is landscape design?

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design as a profession
Design as a Profession
  • Landscape Architect
    • Licensed
    • Larger scale
  • Landscape Designer
    • Not licensed
    • Single family residential

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elements of art
Elements of Art

Color

Line

Form

Texture

Scale

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principles of design
Principles of Design

Unity

Balance

Transition

Proportion

Rhythm

Repetition

Simplicity

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principles of science
Principles of Science
  • Horticulture
    • Plant needs
    • Insect and diseases
    • Hardiness zones
  • Construction
    • Materials
    • Methods
    • Soils and drainage
    • Irrigation systems
  • Drafting and graphic presentation

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How to design landscapes?

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steps in design
Steps in Design

Develop a plot plan

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Steps in Design

Conduct a site analysis

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Steps in Design

Assess Family Needs and Desires

Locate activity areas

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Steps in Design

Design Activity Areas

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Steps in Design

Plant selection and placement

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Design process example?

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Time for your final exam!!

Good luck

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Thank you for attending!

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sources cited
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.

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