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1. An expanse of scenery that can be seen in a single view: a desert landscape.
2. A picture depicting an expanse of scenery.
3. The branch of art dealing with the representation of natural scenery.
4. The aspect of the land characteristic of a particular region: a bleak New England winter landscape.
5. Grounds that have been landscaped: liked the house especially for its landscape.
6. An extensive mental view; an interior prospect: "They occupy the whole landscape of my thought" (James Thurber).
7. The orientation of a page such that the shorter side runs from top to bottom.
v. land·scaped, land·scap·ing, land·scapes
To adorn or improve (a section of ground) by contouring and by planting flowers, shrubs, or trees.
To arrange grounds aesthetically or maintain grounds as a profession.

[Dutch landschap, from Middle Dutch landscap, region : land, land; see lendh- in Indo-European roots + -scap, state, condition (collective suff.).]

land′scap′er n.
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a landscape gardener
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.landscaper - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractivelylandscaper - someone who arranges features of the landscape or garden attractively
architect, designer - someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
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For our landscape example it would be like the landscaper saying, "We said we would have three people working for six weeks, and so far we have had three people working for the first two weeks.
Andrew Green, a landscaper in Fort Pierce, Florida, has been a customer of the Riverside National Bank in nearby Jensen Beach for about seven years.
One of the best ways of ensuring your landscaper is up to scratch is to choose someone who is a member of an industry association, like the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) or the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI).
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"My daughter Lisanne is a landscaper, Marie-France is in culinary school and is interested in hotel management, and my daughter Melanie is interested in therapeutic massage.
Even with the help of a professional landscaper, you're reliant on artist renderings and the landscaper's personal vote of confidence for your best guess at how the finished product will look.
Your landscaper can help you with this by giving your property a site analysis.
Worst summer Job "Working the night shift loading trucks while working as a landscaper during the day"
2 The trade dollars the printer earned are spent on landscaping by a landscaper in the network.
He works as a landscaper and gardener for the Gardens and Floral Bureau of Beijing.
Chicago, IL, January 24, 2019 --( Sun Acquisitions is pleased to announce the sale of a commercial landscaper that has operated the Chicago market for over 40 years.