Designing your Garden Landscape

Small Urban Landscaping With Native Species: Common  Pitfalls (What Goes Wrong)   Unfortunately, many attempts at establishing native  plantings in small-scale urban settings end in disaster — resulting in overgrown, weedy, and unattractive  flowerbeds. Professional designer of native-plant  landscapes, Inger Lamb, shows you what goes wrong,  and how to do it right. Click here to read Small Urban Landscaping article (pdf).

Cues to Care: The Language of Neighborly Landscaping This article, by Sally Elmiger, tells how to design yards that will be accepted more readily – and possibly appreciated if not actually emulated – by those who have traditional ideas about landscaping.  Cues to Care full article (pdf).