Landscaping Ideas

Browse Landscapes

Get ideas for your yard
Find a Local
Concrete Contractor
See contractor photos & info in
your area on
Search by city/state or postal code
Landscape Design Features Three Handy Landscape Design Checklists

Three easy-to-use design checklists featured on guide consumers through the process of designing the perfect outdoor landscape.

CALIMESA, CA May 18, 2012- Before undertaking any landscaping project, big or small, one must first examine several very important questions regarding landscape design., online resource for landscaping industry information, has gathered three helpful and informative landscape design checklists for consumers interested in starting new landscaping projects.

According to the site, landscaping design is an ideal outlet to express creativity, creating a space that can provide three important elements: calm, awe, and balance. Landscape design integrates colors, textures, scents and structural compositions to create anything from entertaining areas to peaceful retreats at home.

Courtesy of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers and two professional landscape design firms, these checklists guide consumers through many questions that will help define landscaping needs, as well as wants and preferences. These questionnaires will help provide both consumer and landscape designers a better understanding of the project and project goals.

Covering a multitude of landscaping elements, each checklist covers various facets within the design process. These checklists give insight into details the professional designer will need to know to accurately craft the project's concept.

Consumers must decide on a particular design style, for example between Mediterranean, Spanish, Tropical themes and many others. Consumers must consider color schemes, plant and paving preferences, what the space will be used for, desired amenities and more. Most importantly, checklists will help the consumer set a project budget so that both parties, client and designer, are on the same page.

For full PDF versions of these landscape design checklists, and more on landscape planning, visit

About works with a team of professional landscape designers and writers to bring together the very best landscaping resources and information available. Homeowners, landscape designers and architects, builders and more can also stay up-to-date through the site's extensive collection of articles, landscaping photos and videos on landscape design ideas, products and more.

For consumers ready to turn their landscaping design dreams into reality, the site offers an easy-to-use Find a Contractor directory to find locallandscape contractors and designers throughout the United States and Canada.

Free Weekly Newsletter

Love Landscaping Network? Sign up to receive the weekly newsletter from our sister site, Garden Design! You’ll join thousands of design-conscious readers to get gardening inspiration and innovative design solutions for enjoying outdoor spaces.

No Thanks

* Required

We will never sell or distribute your email to any other parties or organizations.