Landscape architecture, garden design, planting design and management - Rowland Byass

What is good planting design? (3)

02/10/2012

“Putting plants together is like learning to speak. We learn a few individual words, then attempt a phrase, or even a sentence. So it is with planting. First learn the individual plants, their habits, and most...

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What is good planting design? (3)

What is bad planting design? (1)

02/10/2012

Bad planting design is everywhere. Sometimes it's not so much bad planting design, as bad management, or just bad design generally. I'm planning to try to keep a photographic record of some of the most egregious examples...

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What is bad planting design? (1)

What is good planting design? (2)

02/10/2012

 Planting design is about putting plants together in space as well as time. Above: a 'conventional' planting plan, as horticultural planting has been practiced in designed landscapes and gardens for much of the twentieth century (from Hansen...

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What is good planting design? (2)

What is good planting design? (1)

12/07/2012

Clipped lavender, santolina and rosemary in La Louve, the garden of the late Nicole de Vésian in Provence. Gertrude Jekyll (inset) and part of her garden at Munstead Wood, Surrey “And I found that one thing well worth...

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What is good planting design? (1)

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