Landscaping: Principles and Practices
This was written by Jack E. Ingels, translated by Juan Cao, Jiaqin Wu and Xuan Lu et al. and was published by China Forestry Publishing House in 2008. The book has a total of 697,000 words and provides comprehensive explanations of three areas of landscaping practice: design, contracting, and maintenance and management. The contents include the basics of cartography, site analysis, plant materials, design principles, project implementation procedures, tender contents, budgets, costs, construction contents, and ongoing management and maintenance after the completion of the project.