Landscape architects and designers advise about, plan, design and oversee the development and construction of external land areas such as gardens, parks and recreational areas and residential, industrial and commercial sites.
presenting proposals to clients for approval and agreeing time-scales
liaising with other professionals such as architects, surveyors, town planners and civil engineers.
creating plans, designs and drawings
discussing requirements with clients
producing contracts and estimated costs
Landscape contractors normally undertake actual construction work, with landscape architects retaining responsibility for overseeing building work and monitoring progress.