The Planting Design Handbook

The Planting Design Handbook

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Whenever human beings consciously modify the vegetation in their immediate environment they create possibilities for design with plants. This guide to design with plants is a manual on design with nature. It is highly illustrated and will prove invaluable to architects and landscape designers.For example, mass planting appears to suit the visual character of many groundcovers such as ivy (Hedera helix, H. canariensis and H. colchica), rose of Sharon (Hypericum calycinum) and Pachysandra terminalis, ... The second method allows detailed control of design and precision in the instructions shown on the plan - every single plant is accounted for. ... solid dome-shaped shrub or small group.

Title:The Planting Design Handbook
Author:Nick Robinson
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2004


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