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Construction and Implementation
Construction and implementation of the landscape brings the landscape plan to life. Learn more about implementation considerations, procedures, and materials in the following resources:
- Implementation (Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series, University of Minnesota), is a source for many articles on installing landscaping hardgoods and plant materials.
- Hardscapes for Sustainable Landscaping (Oregon State University Extension) discusses different product choices for hardscaping and how they affect the sustainability of the landscape.
- Constructing Coldframes and Hotbeds (Oregon State University Extension) is useful information for people interested in constructing a small growing area to extend the growing season outdoors.
In recent years, water gardening has become a popular part of home landscaping. The following article was written for Texas, but the principles of site selection, design, and construction are generally applicable across the United States.
- Water Gardening in Texas (Texas Cooperative Extension) takes you through the design and construction process of water gardening.