How to make sure your landscape has 'great bones'
Eliminate the risk. Hire a Landscape Industry Certified Designer and enjoy the results.
Professional designers create professional landscapes. At your home or your business, on properties large or small, on the ground or on a rooftop, a professionally designed landscape can improve virtually any site. Whether you seek to increase the value of your investment with a professionally designed property, or enhance the quality of your outdoor living space, your first step should be to consider hiring a Certified Landscape Designer.
Why a Landscape Industry Certified Designer (CLD)?
There are many reasons to seek the services of a qualified landscape designer, indicated by the CLD designation. Good landscape design requires far more than creativity. Creativity without horticultural expertise and an extensive knowledge of site engineering will only lead to disappointment in the finished product.
Only Landscape Industry Certified Designers have the mandatory education and professional expertise, and have written and passed an intensive exam and review process. Only upon proving such proficiency can a candidate be considered for the Landscape Industry Certified Designer professional designation.
|How are Landscape Industry Certified Designers qualified?
To achieve CLD designation, a landscape designer must:
A Certified Landscape Designer has the expertise to fill several roles in the landscape design, planting and construction process. Many CLDs work independently and can represent the needs of their clients, which can be especially important in the landscape construction process.
Great landscapes start with CLDs.
Third party objectivity
The CLD designation is an initiative of Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association.