The Pros And Challenges Of Landscaping

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According to New Oxford (English-English-Malay) Dictionary, Second Edition, ‘landscape’ means everything you can see when you look across large area of land. This shows us that everything that we can see around us is a landscape. Landscaping is the segment of the green industry that focuses on the beautification of outdoor terrain and to some extant, interior settings. Landscaping usually begins with the sculpting of the soil and natural lay of the land. Landscaping involves the planting of ornamental trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers (including grasses), prennial flowers, annual flowers and bulbs. Landscaping involves physical features or hardscape. Landscape includes fences, terraces, retaining walls, patios, walks, drives, irrigation…show more content…
It is not an easy task. Landscape professionals are challenged with every job. Landscaping is actually pratical application of problem solving. The challenge is for the landscape prefessional to determine the best method to beautify a piece of land. Professional landscapers must consider many factors during the work on a landscape job. Some factors that influence landscape are the terrain; the climate; the houses, buildings and other physical structures; the intended use of the property; and the client wants. The challenge for the landscaper is to allow for all the factors while developing a landscape that is smooth attractive and functional. The challenge created with the landscape process can often become quite complex. Landscape can be classified under six categories. The six categories are landscape art, cultural landscape, landscape ecology, landscape planning, landscape assesment and landscape design. Landscape painting or landscape art is the drawing in art of landscapes. They usually draws natural scene. For examples are mountains, rivers and forests. Its elements must be arranged into a coherent composition and it must widely…show more content…
Belts of trees and bushes situated between the noise source and the receiver can reduce the noise level perceived by the receiver [13-38]. A number of studies have examined the acoustic performance of vegetation in reducing noise [30, 38-46]. The previously researches which were made in Konya were reported that the noise which is derived from traffic had been reached to the level of important dimensions [47-48]. The plant groups which were consisted from Pyracantha coccinea M., Cotoneaster horizontalis Decne., Berberis thunbergii D.C., Cotoneaster dammeri C.K., Forsythia intermedia Zab., Juniperus horizontalis L., Spirea vanhouetti Briot., Tamarix tetranda L., Euonymus japonica L. were used in a width of 5m, 9m and 20m to determination of decreasing effect on the noise in Konya. Even though planting suitable for the purpose in the parts of the city centre where the density of construction is high is not carried out, refuge, planting trees besides the roads and planting in the city parks are effective in the effect of traffic noise although this effect is not that great. However in the city centre and its near environs where the construction density is low in the parts of

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