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landscape gardening:

see gardengarden,
land set aside for the cultivation of flowers, herbs, vegetables, or small fruits, for either utility or ornament. Gardens range in size from window boxes and small dooryard plots to the public botanical garden and commercial truck garden (see truck farming).
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landscape gardening

the art of laying out grounds in imitation of natural scenery
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He says qualifications are not essential for young people considering a career in landscape gardening but experience from work placements, vocational courses as well as good time keeping can certainly help in finding employment.
He said: "There are many elements to landscape gardening such as decorative horticulture, sports turf management, amenity based horticulture and hard landscaping with training provided in each.
Amid growing concerns about the detrimental impact of carbon emissions on climate, more DIY garden programmes on TV and with many homeowners tightening their purse strings as the credit crunch takes hold, school leavers will be forgiven for thinking landscape gardening is a dying trade.
Shepherd followed up this set of lectures with his plan to give another set of talks on Landscape Gardening.
What did Shepherd recommend in his Landscape Gardening book and was it in any way suitable for the rough and ready developing colony only fifty years old?
Who: Understand the factors which influence a landscape gardening perspective; and then, describe it in terms of someone who presently does and/or desires to 'dig in the dirt'.
When: Using the 'what and how' activities, identify a recommended installation time-frame as well as recommended maintenance; and then, create a landscape gardening schedule.

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