Definition of landscaping in English:



mass noun
  • 1The process of making a garden or other piece of land more attractive by altering the existing design, adding ornamental features, and planting trees and shrubs.

    ‘we will carry out minor repair works to the building's facade and supervise the landscaping of the extensive grounds’
    • ‘Council machinery will clear and level the derelict overgrown area so that landscaping can start.’
    • ‘The argument that the landscaping involved required planning consent does not seem to me to carry any weight.’
    • ‘Provision was also made for landscaping and nature conservation.’
    • ‘The landscaping work going on around the house reflects its form in the early nineteenth century, as a further effort to recreate the era to be studied.’
    • ‘Major landscaping is also proposed to protect the strategic network of urban green corridors.’
    • ‘Tonnes of earth, generated by landscaping elsewhere on site, were also poured over the Victorian blast furnace structures and other remains.’
    • ‘The moss is threatened by habitat destruction through the reworking or infilling and landscaping of quarries, and also by scrub encroachment.’
    • ‘Few new parks were created, though a good deal of landscaping was carried out, particularly in new towns and on motorways.’
    • ‘Topsoil has been placed on the verges in preparation for the landscaping.’
    • ‘Australia witnessed a rise of interest in town planning in the early twentieth century and Walter Burley Griffin was influential in coupling town planning and landscaping, and also in promoting the use of indigenous flora.’
    • ‘At the inquiry, the Council drew attention to the plans submitted in connection with the landscaping scheme.’
    • ‘At the Bankfield Hotel, traffic on the existing A650 has been diverted to run on the north side of the new roundabout while landscaping is carried out.’
    1. 1.1 Pieces of land that have been landscaped.
      ‘LA is a wonderful place for walking for pleasure, with great weather and beautiful landscaping and houses’
      • ‘There are sidewalks that encourage roaming, benches that invite visitors to sit awhile, and tropical landscaping throughout.’
      • ‘The present landscaping is, to my mind, a vast improvement and presents a very attractive picture of the parish church when travelling along North Street.’
      • ‘There is also an outdoor pool which forms part of the external landscaping.’
      • ‘Their world headquarters is similarly unprepossessing: a squat two-story building surrounded by minimal landscaping and modest signage.’
      • ‘The external landscaping represents indigenous sources of food and craftwork.’
      • ‘Things like a walk-in closet, a whirlpool bath, a fireplace, attractive landscaping or a grand foyer can separate your home from the crowd and stir interest for buyers.’
      • ‘The striking design, outdoor reading garden, and pleasant landscaping reinforce each other to create a building that attracts positive attention and invites one inside.’
      • ‘The Westcott house had extensive gardens and elegant landscaping.’
      • ‘Their old homes on Bunker Hill began to languish in their fading glory, often well-hidden behind maturing landscaping now left to grow without being clipped.’
      • ‘It was a three-story stone house with beautiful landscaping and large front and back yards.’