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The 21st Century Garden Designers

Would you love to own a beautiful garden but commitments would not permit you to take up new commitments that are involved with setting up and maintaining gardens? Your dream is still attainable if you consider the option of employing garden designers. The rates offered nowadays by these designers are very competitive and is not as high as it if often made to look like.

Garden designers are skilled specialists responsible for building master plans of landscapes and the design of gardens. Their functions and job scope is increasing rapidly from what it used to be in the past. They are now responsible with providing direction and supervision during construction, management of the garden once completed and consulting with the clients for advice and brainstorming.

From the sketches to the actual planting of trees and landscaping, designers handle the whole process all the way. All that you need to do is to sit down and sell your garden idea with them and they take care of the rest – that is of course after you have mutually agreed on a budget.

Trained to handle landscaping worries too means that the designers can survey the site, prepare the drawings for the development of the garden from the concept stage to the actual construction. They also source for the plants and building materials and labour as well as provide maintenance services for the finished garden on regular contract basis.

In the past, gardens were designed by talented amateurs, some who were products of apprenticeship but had no formal training. It was not uncommon to utilise the services of designers whose area of specialisation and training was not focused on gardens to attempt to apply their talents to design gardens. Today, there are academic institutions that develop these budding talents to specialise in the intricate art of designing and maintaining gardens.

The advancement of building architecture and technology, and the complexities in environmental design issues have greatly made professional garden designers a necessity and not an option in contemporary and functional garden designs.


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