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Landscape design

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  • 1. Renovating anEstablished Landscape
  • 2. Benefits of Buying an Older Home Charm and Character Quality Construction Established Landscaping
  • 3. But Mature Landscaping Can Have Problems Disease or Decline
  • 4. Mature LandscapingCan Have Problems Too much shade for turf.
  • 5. Mature LandscapingCan Have Problems Overgrowth
  • 6. Mature LandscapingCan Have Problems Or Not to Your Taste
  • 7. If your yard makesyou feel like this…
  • 8. …but you want to feel like THIS…
  • 9. It’s Time to Make a Change
  • 10. It May Take Some Work, But It Can Be Done“There must be something we can do”
  • 11. “ Where Should I Start???”
  • 12. Take ActionThe Action Begins with You, the Homeowner
  • 13. Began to Get Your Landscape Thinking going Determine what you want by using a Landscape Design Planning Questionnaire. Don’t worry…we’ll give you one at the end of the presentation!!
  • 14. Begin to Arm Yourself With Knowledge• Ask your local Clemson University Extension Office for a listing of Publications on landscaping. They will be glad to help you.• Purchase “how to do it” books from the book stores. These books are used as a guide, most are not for the Southeast.• Enroll in the courses “Landscape Design” and “Landscape Construction” taught as evening classes at Midland’s Technical College, southeast campus.
  • 15. Arm Yourself with Knowledge Collect ideas and make a Landscape Notebook.
  • 16. Get Ideas from Online Check out Pinterest.com
  • 17. Observe Your Yard Over time Live with your existing landscape for one full year to evaluate what you have through all four seasons.
  • 18. Step 1 : Site Inventory & Analysis Identify General Details of Existing Property Including:Pleasant Views to Enhance Structural Features Problems that to Camouflage Require Correction Style of Home and Neighborhood
  • 19. Step 1 : Site Inventory and AnalysisPrivacy Screening
  • 20. Step 1: Site Inventory & Analysis Identify General Details of Your Existing Property Including: Shady AreasSunny Areas Sloping Areas
  • 21. Step 1 : Site Inventory and Analysis “Neighbor’s”Identify and Note Neighbor’s Unsightly Views, If any.
  • 22. Step 2 : Yard Functions How is the Yard to Be Used? And by Whom?
  • 23. 2nd Step: Yard Functions Personalized for you and your family.
  • 24. Step 3 : The Design Process by the Homeowner Map Your Yard Inventory and Analyze Your Yard Design a Suitable Design
  • 25. Landscape Design based upon Your Knowledge and Ideas
  • 26. Beginning the Work Process Options Option 1. Hire a landscape contractor Option 2. Do it yourself Option 3. Do it yourself and help of a contractor
  • 27. Step 3 : Work Process Options Hire a contractor Deep Pockets Just hire someone!!
  • 28. Step 3 : Work Process Options Do it Yourself Less than Shallow Pockets Consider DIY
  • 29. Step 3 : Work Process OptionsDo it yourself with the Help of a Contractor
  • 30. 3rd Step: Reality Check Consider doing the work in stages Priority 1Pruning and Removing trees Clean-out Plant Beds Priority 2 Install Hardscaping Irrigation System Priority 3Foundation Plants & Perennial Turf Beds
  • 31. Landscape Phases Complete Landscaping Section Landscaping Piece Meal Landscaping
  • 32. 3rd Step: Reality Check Another option: By part of the yard.Front Yard Back Yard Side Yard
  • 33. Getting Down to work Do Things in the Right Order !LANDSCAPE PREPARATION• Pruning up Trees• Removing Trees• Removing Unwanted Structures• Clean-out Plant Beds
  • 34. Getting Down To Work Do Things in the Right Order!
  • 35. Limbing-up Remove over hanging Limbs or remove Tree
  • 36. Getting Down to Work Landscape PreparationGetting Rid of Unwanted Structures
  • 37. Getting Down to Work Landscape PreparationGetting Rid of Unwanted Objects
  • 38. Getting Down to Work Landscape PreparationClean out Plant Beds
  • 39. Getting Down To Work Do Things in the Right Order!
  • 40. Getting Down To Work Hardscape ConstructionBuild a Patio
  • 41. Getting down to work Hardscape ConstructionBuild a koi Pond
  • 42. Getting Down to Work Hardscape ConstructionBuild an Outdoor Kitchen
  • 43. Getting Down To Work Hardscape Construction
  • 44. Getting Down To Work Do Things in the Right Order!
  • 45. Getting Down To Work Do Things in the Right Order!
  • 46. Enjoy the Fruits of Your Labor! Relax! You did it!

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