Plants in the garden not only contain or have aesthetic value but also serves to improve the quality of the environment as much as possible. Its contribution to the environment is to create a fresh and healthy atmosphere because the plant in the garden serves as the environmental lungs that take carbon dioxide and release oxygen. In addition, the arrangement of plants can also withstand dust so that air pollution can be avoided and can help the process of rainwater impregnation so that soil erosion can be prevented. If you need help with landscaping, you can visit Grapevine TX landscape company and we will help you to get a beautiful garden.
Other functions, the tree structure is able to ward off strong winds and muffle the noise. The function of plants according to Judge in his book entitled Elements of Design in Landscape are as follows:
1. Visual Control
That plant can be used as a barrier of view against things that are not fun to look at.
2. Physical Barriers
That plant can be used as a barrier to the motion of humans and animals but it also can serve as a steering.
3. Climate Control
– Control of solar radiation and temperature, because the vegetation is able to absorb heat from the sun’s rays and reflect it, causing temperature and microclimate.
– Wind control ie plants can serve as anchoring, absorbing and draining the wind so as to create a macro climate.
– Air humidity control in the garden.
– Sound control, because the plant can absorb the noise.
– Plants as filter or filter dust, smell and provide fresh air.
4. Erosion Control
Soil conditions become fragile and easily eroded due to the influence of rainwater and strong wind gusts. The roots of the plants will bind the soil so that the soil becomes strong and resistant to the rainwater blows that fall indirectly on the ground.
5. Wildlife Habitat
Plants as a source of food for animals and as a sanctuary. So indirectly the plants help the preservation of animals.