Plant-Driven Design: Creating Gardens That Honor Plants, by Scott Ogden,Lauren Springer Ogden

By Scott Ogden,Lauren Springer Ogden

For too lengthy, backyard layout has given satisfaction of position to structure, artifice, and arbitrary rules. the implications? Soulless landscapes the place crops play subordinate roles.

With ardour and eloquence, Scott Ogden and Lauren Springer Ogden argue that in simple terms whilst crops are given the consideration they deserve does a backyard develop into emotionally resonant. Plant-Driven Design indicates designers how you can paintings extra expectantly with vegetation, and offers gardeners extra self assurance to layout. The Ogdens boldly problem layout orthodoxy and present traits via studying the right way to marry plantsmanship and layout with no sacrificing one to the other.

Supported by way of large lists of crops tailored to precise reasons and websites, Plant-Driven Design explores how vegetation engage with position. furthermore, the authors' event gardening and designing in a large choice of climates supplies their standpoint a different intensity. In rules, scope, and aspect, this e-book either embraces and transcends regionality. through reclaiming gardens as a house to vegetation, this groundbreaking paintings will fix life-affirming energy to backyard layout and profoundly impact how we comprehend and event gardens.

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