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Non-living, synthetic plant substitutes diminish, rather than add to biodiversity. Learn the conventions of drawing up a planting plan to scale depicting trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, climbers etc. It is a course which both develops the students design skills, as well as basic knowledge in other areas of concern to the landscaper (eg. horticultural practices, management, plant identification and use, and marketing); and on completion of this course the student should be able to draw landscape plans, compile specifications, and prepare cost estimates.

Pages: 235

Publisher: Edi/7 (January 1999)

ISBN: 2906539104

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