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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

VT 28.5.13


Although layout is important, the essence of a good garden is structure.  And the first and most telling features in any garden -- those which best create the felling of maturity and establishment--are such solid, three dimensional structures as wall, fences, hedges, pergolas and arches.  Thus, if lead time needs to be minimized on any garden project, the boundaries are an important element where effective change can be brought about very quickly, sometimes instantly.

Nigel Colborn, 'Shortcuts To Great Gardens'

1 comment:

maryconnole said...

Brilliant placement of those trees with the ocean view gloriously framed. Once agin, my day begins with your insightful reflections. Thanks.