rustic-but-comfy Westport plank chair, which evolved into today's Adirondack chair. Thomas Lee built the original in 1903 while on vacation in Westport, New York, in the Adirondack ...
6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden
GARDEN DESIGN-Designing Structure can be the most challenging, yet the most fun part of developing spatial design. Once you create a bubble diagram to organize your outdoor spaces, the next step is defining the structure of those spaces (officially called a form composition study). Will your garden be informal, formal, rectilinear or geometric? Look to the architecture of your house as inspiration or maybe you are drawn to a particular garden style. Structure can also evolve from a theme
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…
Small garden layout
Check out this amazing landscaping idea for a backyard or front yard