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Difference Between Landscaper, Landscape Designer, Landscape Architect

Difference Between Landscaper, Landscape Designer, Landscape Architect

What is the difference between a landscaper, landscape designer and a landscape architect?
Are you ready to engage a professional to help you with your landscape project? However you are still trying to get your head around the difference between a landscaper, landscape designer and a Landscape Architect! You are not alone. I’m here to explain the difference between them.

1# List for Best Native Trees in Brisbane Gardens

1# List for Best Native Trees in Brisbane Gardens

A selection of fantastic native trees that are the best for Brisbane gardens. New suburbs in Australian capital cities are experiencing the decline of the shady backyard tree. The ABC News has reported new suburbs to have a ‘Tree Phobia’ and warning over ‘heat island’...

How Your Garden Reflects Your Lifestyle

How Your Garden Reflects Your Lifestyle

Your garden is your first impression to the world, how does your garden reflect your lifestyle?  The interior design of your home reflects your style and is an expression of your lifestyle, it's who you are on the 'inside'. The landscape surrounding your home is your...

Why This Garden Theme Makes People Feel Relaxed

Why This Garden Theme Makes People Feel Relaxed

Feeling stressed? Why this garden theme makes people feel more relaxed at home right now.Stress levels of Australians are rising. There is increasing evidence that exposure to nature and gardening is beneficial to an individual's health and well being. We have put...

Meet The Board – AILDM

Meet The Board – AILDM

AILDM Board Members - Life in Landscape Design and role since Covid-19 ChangesLet us Introduce two of our Board members from Queensland, Paul Stein and Eva Porter.  We asked about their life in landscape design; their role with AILDM, especially since Covid-19 changes...

Mentoring Business Students

Mentoring Business Students

Mentoring Bussiness Students at Ferny Grove State High SchoolThis article was first seen at Hills and District Chamber of Commerce Eva who is the Chair of the Commerce in Schools Initiative has been busy organising guest from the Hills & District Chamber of...

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