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Garden Design Makeover in a Weekend

Circle Plan Garden Design...some really great info and lots of awesome ideas for your own gardens!


An S-curve is perfect for an informal long, thin yard, whether it is the right way around or reversed. The line evokes a flowing river and the design resonates with a dynamic rhythm. Sweeping steps run down from a curved paved patio.

Feb 21 Curvilinear Preliminary Design

About a year ago I did a series of posts that showcased three parts of the design process. For those that struggle with how to start their landscape design this process is amazing. The idea is to arrange your spaces conceptually with bubbles, move those bubbles towards strong shapes, then finally place plant materials to reinforce your outdoor rooms. Click on the steps below to learn about them in more detail. 1. Bubble (or Functional) Diagrams 2. Garden Structure Studies 3. Prelimina...

Bedford Row - Courtyard garden plan; with Ian Kitson Landscape Architects