Thursday, April 14, 2011

This 'n That Thursdays: Garden Design

When it comes to garden design, my preferences are a study in contrasts.  While I love the colorful chaos of  a cottage garden,

By jhitzeman

I also appreciate the peaceful serenity of the Japanese garden.

My new favorite, though, is modern garden design.  Like modern interior design, the concept is all about clean, spare lines, geometric shapes, and pops of bold color.  I love these examples by Arterra Landscape Architects:

When my husband retires and we find our perfect retirement home in New Mexico, I can't wait to implement some modern design elements in our new garden there!

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