The Structuring of a Garden’s Bones

When discussing the “bones” of a garden, gardeners are not speaking literally about skeletal remains. Instead, they are referring to the structural components that define and unify a garden’s aesthetic design. These features become particularly apparent during fall and winter when trees shed their leaves and the flowers and plants that once provided vibrancy and color wither and decay. If you have inherited a property with an existing garden, you may already be familiar with the underlying structure that gives it shape and form. However, if you are creating a garden from scratch, you will face the challenge, and the freedom, of designing its structure yourself. What do the bones consist of? Here at Orchard Creek, we are continually brainstorming ways to enhance our garden’s aesthetic appeal and incorporate elements of structural design. The previous tenants of our property removed…

View Post

Join the Newsletter

Subscribe to get our latest content by email.
    We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time.