Sustainable Ecological Landscape designing, considers the ecology of a site and creates gardens that enhance the surrounding environment for the benefit of humans and all other life in the ecosystem.
Sustainable Ecological landscape design is based on an ecological understanding of landscape which ensures a holistic, dynamic, responsive and intuitive approach. It is holistic because it simultaneously considers past and present as well as local and regional landscape patterns and processes.
Principles of a Sustainable Landscape Design
- Low maintenance landscapes
- Rainwater water harvesting
- Use of Native plants
- Permeable pavements
- Proper irrigation system