Earth is a mystery to human beings. The survival of human beings on earth depends on various factors. During the dark ages or at the beginning of human race the earth he lived in was an inexplicable in various aspects. Early man always found mother earth to be his safest abode. By the passage of time he began to explore the secrets of nature. He was always amazed by the wonders that nature had in her. Ancient people were quite aware about the basic elements that promoted and sustained life on earth. The air, water and earth are the prime elements that are essential for the sustainability of life of people on earth. With the inherent curious nature man began to conduct several experiments on the air and water. He even became successful in transforming or altering the structure or form of air and water. The altered form of air and water are most commonly used for the several scientific purposes including as the inevitable components of space crafts. Many states of air and water are used in many experiments conducting for the benefit of man kind. The energy consumption of modern world is exploring the potential of these natural elements.
Man began to build his shelter on earth in different forms. He built huts to mansions on the earth making different modifications on the earth. He began to alter the structure of earth in many ways. From deep searching exploration to the inner core of the earth to make differences on the outer layer of the earth is done by man in a great number all over the world. For several reasons he restructures the land in many ways. Most commonly land is used for the construction of buildings. For this land is modified in different forms that always alters the natural structure and features of a land. During the early centuries man used land for cultivation and building purposes. But with the progression on the human life and life style man realized the value of landscaping. He found that landscaping has potential in both individual and commercial aspects. Landscaping is defined as any activity that is done on earth that modifies or improves the visible features of the land. The beautification of the land is main object if the landscaping is done for individual purpose. Many people use the landscaping to enhance the beauty of the surroundings they live in. Earlier the landscaping was done by the affluent people in the society. They preferably wanted to restructure that surrounded their residence or working place. Gardening was done for beautifying and enhancing the appearance of the place they live in. gardening is considered as the earlier version of landscaping in the medieval period. Later on the aspects of gardening had wider perspectives that in turn resulted in the landscaping in many parts of the world.
An artistic taste is the elementary criterion for landscaping. The land that has tough features or rough terrain requires more effort in modifying along with the artistic talent. A person who has an artistic perspective can indeed change a waste land to a “paradise”. Innovative thoughts and concepts are essential for the execution of a beautiful landscape. Anything including the flora and fauna can be altered for the perfect execution of a landscape.
Several factors need to be considered before landscaping. The texture of the soil, the nature of the terrain and the maintainability of natural resources are the fore most concern in landscaping. The suitability of the land is another important factor. An unsuitable land need restructuring or reshaping termed as grading before the landscaping. A sketch or the plan of landscaping is the other essential of landscaping.
Landscaping is commercially undertaken by different institutions today where the landscaping is done in accordance with the preference of the client or customers.