Design 101

Design 101: Pleaching

(Read Previous Design 101 here) Pleaching is the method of training multiple trees into a single horizontal plane, or one continuous line. It is often used to create allees or hedges. More frequently seen in European garden design, the training takes dedication to clipping and time to mature. Most often the branches are clipped to expose the trunks.  EXAMPLES OF PLEACHING A classic example of … READ MORE

Brick, Design 101

Design 101: Brick Paver Patterns

This is my first post in what I hope will be an ongoing series of Landscape Design 101’s on popular styles and terms used. My goal is to provide the basic knowledge for novice designers to either do a project themselves or talk to a professional installer/designer about what they would like for their home. If there are any particular topics you … READ MORE