Download e-book for kindle: A Pattern Garden: The Essential Elements of Garden Making by Valerie Easton

By Valerie Easton

ISBN-10: 0881927805

ISBN-13: 9780881927801

A development backyard offers us the instruments for growing our personal hugely pleasing backyard areas. Easton identifies 14 backyard styles that she sees as basic to profitable layout and that may flip any panorama right into a memorable and worthwhile retreat. This publication can assist you determine what pleases you, and why, and supply notion and course within the planting and format of your individual backyard. Discussions of crucial styles, corresponding to the construction of paths or the incorporation of water into the backyard, are complemented via concrete suggestion approximately plant choice.

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These brief reassuring because, despite their being in a state of con- poems evoke the emotion wrought by the silky pink of stant flux, they persist through the years and decades. In cherry petals, a shroud of fog, the blaze of autumn leaves. parts of the world older than our own, gardens have stood Just think of each plant, from the tallest tree to a ground- for centuries, and while maintained or planted differently hugging perennial, cycling through its emergence, bloom, over the years, retain their ancient stone grottoes, pools, fruiting, and decline.

The vital garden patterns, both concepts and tools, that we can use to shape a garden that pleases and endures. third pattern, Pathways, leads us to consider both the how All too often we start designing our gardens by think- and why of moving through gardens. Bridges and Gates, ing—and then fretting—about where the garbage cans should go, whether the material of the driveway suits the house, and which tree to plant where. We obsess over all the shades of delphinium blue, or which pulmonaria leaves are spotted in the brightest silver.

54 a pat tern garden A pattern in a large garden can be totally self-referen- structures. The miss doesn’t usually lie in a lack of square tial and thus create its very own scale. Picture a raked- footage, but rather in the dimensions of the thing. Gar- sand and stone Zen garden set into a naturalistic den structures, perhaps because they’re outside under the landscape, or a fenced children’s play area, somewhat sepa- open sky, look best when made hunky and sturdy. Spindly rate but still visually connected to the larger garden.

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