Archived Gardening Message Boards

Topic: Landscaping & Garden Care

<< Back to message boards home
<< Back to Landscaping & Garden Care

View Thread:
Choosing the Best Landscape for Your Herb Garden

Choosing the Best Landscape for Your Herb Garden
Posted by Kevin Smalley from Brisbane, Austr on 2009-10-13 11:31:00

The formal garden, whether large or small, begins with the design which must proceed from the dwelling. The doorway or walk-way will set the line from which the design must flow. It may be a square or rectangle or a circular pattern which may be used with walks radiating from the center.

All things that are found in formal gardens are suitable for use in informal design, the difference being in the manner in which they are arranged. Rather than the symmetrical relationship seen in the formal plan, the informal garden is casual in effect, yet by no means does it come into existence accidentally, without planning, but it must be carefully ordered and planned, bringing into mutual relationship the various characteristics of the garden situation.

Herbal Gardening Online..Secrets Revealed!

Donate Today

The Garden in Every School Initiative

Shop Our Fall Catalog

— ADVERTISEMENTS —