Planning Layout And Construction Of Ornamental Gardens 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Planning Layout And Construction Of Ornamental Gardens 100 Hours Certificate Course
Planning Layout & Construction of Ornamental Gardens course online.
UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPLES OF PLANNING AND EXECUTING LANDSCAPE DESIGNS FOR ORNAMENTAL GARDENS
This is a great course for landscape consultants, garden designers, horticultural advisors, project managers, or anyone else who works with landscapes and needs to improve their ability to survey, evaluate and plan development work on a site.
Every site has a unique set of micro climatic and soil conditions. Other factors such as the site’s exposure to traffic, pests and disease, will also be unique. All of these things are relatively uncontrollable; although the way the landscape is designed will impact on these characteristics as well.
Planting large plants can modify existing microclimates by buffering temperature fluctuations, changing light intensities etc.
Changing contours can alter soil temperatures, soil moisture, exposure to light, as well as drainage patterns, etc.
Treatments of surfaces can change drainage characteristics, soil conditions,
Buildings, drainage pipes, services (electricity, gas etc)can be affected by the nature and type of landscape treatment
Some styles of landscape are going to cause greater changes to a landscape than others.
Learning Goals: Planning Layout & Construction Of Ornamental Gardens BHT242
- Explain how to conduct a site appraisal and interpret the results. Conduct risk assessments associated with planning layout and construction of ornamental gardens
- Produce and interpret site plans and specifications using basic survey measurements.
- Explain how site characteristics may influence choice of garden design style
- Evaluate and explain the contribution made by hard landscape features to design and function
- Describe the practical procedures for setting out a site to scale plans and drawings
- Describe and explain the reasons for correct soil moving and storage during construction works
- Explain the factors which determine the design and specification of land drainage systems and describe procedures for setting out and installing land drainage
- Explain requirements for a range of ground preparation techniques for different landscape features
- Specify a range of materials and outline procedures for construction of paths and patios
- Specify a range of materials and outline procedures for construction of Steps, Ramps, Dwarf Walls and Fences
Lesson Structure: Planning Layout & Construction Of Ornamental Gardens BHT242
There are 10 lessons:
1 Site Appraisal, Interpretation and Risk Assessment
- Introduction: Prior Site Use, Tree Data Required, Influence of Trees on Buildings, Influence of Trees on Atmosphere, Species Suitability, Planning Considerations, Tree Root Protection, Consider Roots and Construction, Building/Construction Data to Collect
- Child-Proofing a Garden: Designing a Safe Garden Environment for Children
- Slippery Slime Control: Solutions for Slippery Surfaces, Temporary Solutions
- Risk Assessment of a Landscape Construction Site: The Area(s) and People That May Be At Risk, The Risks, The Consequences of an Event Happening, The Adequacy of Existing Controls, A Rating of the Consequence, Likelihood and Level of Risk
- Keeping a Work Site Safe
2 Preparing Site Plans and Specifications
- Base Plan: Scale, Topographic Plan
- Design Drawing: Drafting Brushes, How Much Detail in a Plan?
- Completed Designs/Plans: Examples
3 Influence of Site Characteristics
- Introduction: Examples, High Impact Changes
- The Environment of Balconies and Verandahs
- User-Friendly Gardens: Seating, Shelters
- Providing Shade: The Sun’s Path and Its Affect on Shade, Determining Shadow Length, How to Make the Backyard Warmer
- Garden Features: Entries, Exits and Gateways, Fragrant Trees and Shrubs, Potager and Picking Gardens, Gardens with a Sense of Mystery
- Focal Point Ideas
- Gardens for Children
- Dry Gardens: Dry Garden Design, Where Do We Have Dry Garden Areas? Desert Landscapes, Xeriscapes, Cacti and/or Succulents, Australian Bush Garden, Minimalist Landscapes
- Extending the Garden Potential: Bringing the Garden Inside
4 The Use of Hard Landscape Features
- Hard Surfacing: Laying Pavers, Concrete
- Concrete Mixes
- How Long Does Concrete Take to Set?
- Pebble Gardens
- Fencing: The choices, Inexpensive Fences, Tips for Building a Timber Fence, Deciding on the Style of Fence
- Stone Walls
- Rockeries: Rockery Ideas, Artificial Rocks
- Planning for Children's Play: Features, Protecting the Garden from Children, Designing the Garden for Children, Plants to Avoid, Play Equipment for Different Ages, Recommended Play Surfaces, Sand pits, Cubbies/playhouses, Surfaces for Play Equipment
5 Setting out a Site to Scale Plans and Drawings
- Introduction: Rules of Planning
- Surveying Techniques: Triangulation, Slope, Direct Contouring, The Grid System
- Levelling Terms: Levelling Procedure
6 Soil Handling and Storage
- Type of Earth
- Ease With Which It Is Handled
- Slope Stability
- Angle of Repose
- Optimum Gradient
- Soil Types and Foundations: Watch the Water Table, Try to Maintain Vegetation Cover Where Possible
- Developing a Grading Plan
- Required Grading Drawings, Grading Operations
- Doing the Earthworks
- Earth Moving Machinery
- Use of Experienced Operators
- Cost of Earthworks
7 Land Drainage Systems
- Drainage: How Much Drainage is Needed? Typical Permeability Rates, Solving Drainage Problems
- Creating a Drain Pit
- Drainage Design: Draining Lawns (Including Sports Grounds), Springs and Under-ground Water Courses, What a Landscaper Should Know about Drainage
- Sun Surface Drainage: Layout of Drains, Outlet, Gradients, Distance between Drain Pipes, Depth of Drains
- Types of Drains: Laying the Drain
- Rain Water Harvesting and Storage
- Bore Water
- Grey Water
- Diverting Storm Water: Water Quality
8 Ground Preparation Techniques
- Working Soil: Why is Some Soil Hard?
- Choosing Cultivation Equipment: Manual Equipment, Mechanical Equipment
- Making Garden Beds - The Variables: Raised Beds, Sunken Gardens, No Dig Garden Beds – One Method
- Earthmoving: Moving Existing Earth, Importing Soil, Buying Soils
- Shaping Sloping Ground
9 Construction of Paths and Patios
- Paths: Build a Solid Foundation, Soft and Hard Paths, Load Bearing Capacity
- Paving: The Effect of Paving Designs, Paving a Slope
- Paving Maintenance: Reviving Old Paving, Slippery Surfaces, Cleaning Paving
- The Veranda: Roofing, Container Plants on the Veranda
- Building a Timber Deck: Foundations, Support
- Decking Materials: Handrails/Balustrades, Steps
- Decking Around Pools
- Paints, Stains and Preservatives: Painting and Staining the Deck, Preservatives, Clear Finishes, Paints and Stains, Tips, Preparation, Application Tips, Safety
- Heavy Work (Safety Techniques): Manual Lifting, How to Lift, Other Ways to Lift, Using Machines to do the Heavy Work
10 Construction of Steps, Ramps, Dwarf Walls and Fences
- Changing Levels - Step By Step: Types of Steps, Part of a Step, Designing the Steps, Materials
- Retaining Walls: Construction Materials
- Types of Retaining Walls: Brick, How to Build a Brick Wall, Drainage, Timber, Concrete, Stone, Clay, Recycled Rubber
- How to Render a Wall: Render Mixes, Wet Walls
- Fencing: Solid Fence, Open Fence
- Fencing Materials: Timber, Lattice, Stone, Brick, Wire, Steel or Aluminium Sheets, Star Pickets and Wire Mesh/Strand, Cast-Iron Lattice, Clear Perspex
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