Sustainable design for small landscapes. Master gardener program. “… A small plot of ground well ordered, turns to greater advantage than a large one neglected …”. - Leonard Meager The New Art of Gardening , 1697. Designing small spaces may feel less overwhelming … but more restrictive.
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Master gardener program
- Leonard Meager
The New Art of Gardening, 1697
Designing small spaces may feel less overwhelming advantage than a large one neglected …”… but more restrictive.
VARIETY VS. COLLECTION advantage than a large one neglected …”
Formal vs. informal, symmetrical vs. asymmetrical
Integrate focal points, accent, and specimen plants in the landscape
The repetition of textures, colors, form and materials to transition the viewer through the landscape.
The relative size of one part of a landscape to another and to human beings using plants and hard features of various sizes.
Created by Julie Weisenhorn, University of Minnesota Extension, Department of Horticultural Science