Utility Course in Landscape Designing and MaintenanceUniversity of Mumbai
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The University of Mumbai offers Utility Course in Landscape Designing and Maintenance to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:
Principles of Landscaping
Plants, We and Environment. Effect of soil, climate etc.
Historical perspectives od Gardening
Styles of Garden design
Hard Landscaping - Role, Form, & Function as elements of design. The construction of paths, paving, fountains, water bodies and garden structure.
Reading Garden Plan
Soft Landscaping - Understanding practical, horticulture. Planning horticultural operations , execution of landscape plans.
Landscape designing - construction, planting, lighting and furniture
Preparing Garden Plan, Methods for pricing, proposed design and maintenance.
Utility of Landscape - Landscaping public places - offices, parking, industries, hostels, societies, educational institutions, bunglows, hospitals, public amenities,
Selection and use of plants for specific purposes.
Terrace Gardens - In hotels, corporate offices, waterproofing, drainage, load, design, suitable plants. Terrace gardens for Homes and Societies
Water and Irrigation Systems. Modern methods, Rainwater Harvesting, Recycling of water. Plants with low water requirement
Maintenance of Landscape Garden. Care & maintenance of lawns,
Maintenance of Shrubs & Trees, Seasonal plants, Potted palnts, Indoor & Outdoor. How to use pesticides, fungicides, weedicides.
Pruning - Use of tools & equipments.
Urban Forestry - Introduction, Importance and need of Urban forestry, Conservation of environment, Includes roadside planting, Traffic Island, Public & Private parks, Reserved areas (sacred groves)
Transplanting of big trees
Flora & Fauna of city (particular area), Birds & Butterflies, Role of community in conservation of our environment and trees, Trees with Historical/Religious importance, Participation of children & senior citizens, Effects of construction activities on tree growth & how to protect them, Indigenous Vs Exotic species, Plants suitable for urban areas (Trees & Shrubs), Role of NGOs, Local organisations, Govt. & Industries