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Choosing Stone and Hard Materials: Landscape Design Advisories / Chapter 8

Chapter 8 Choosing Stone and Hard Materials Choose a Family of Stone and Hard Materials from the Beginning. It will save alot of problems if you considerately select the set of stone and hard materials you will be using together for your ‘palette’ before you begin to design your projects in any detail. You are […]

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Landscape Design Advisories: Chapter 5 / Shaping Your Landscape

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Landscape Design Advisories: Chapter 5 Shaping Your Landscape Seeing the Shapes The details of whatever you will be making are often best sorted out functionally and visually where they will come into being. Whether regarding stone projects, wooden structures, garden bed shapes or individual tree and plant placements, opportunities and problems will show themselves with […]

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Designing Your Views: Landscape Design Advisories / Chapter 6

Chapter  6 Designing Your Views You can lead the eye wherever you want to. Control Your views. Work around existing features Make whatever you add complementary to what you already like and will keep in the place. Plan to erase whatever does not please you. When you are designing your views, through your design, you […]

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About Ellen Cool and ‘A Reasoned Landscape’

ELLEN COOL Designer, PhD Biology,  Author @ AReasonedLandscape.com STONE GARDEN DESIGNS INC. Landscape Composition, Stonework. Garden Design, Creation, Restoration. With 34 years of Immersion in the Work of the Land. stonegardendesigns@comcast.net Garden Visits by Appointment 781 856 5600 19  Circle Street, Marblehead,  Mass  01945 “As time went by I realised that the particular place I had chosen […]

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