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Not a strategy only for residence dwellers or amateur gardeners, using decorative packing containers on decks, patios, terraces, and within the backyard itself can shop time, area, and cash, whereas delivering skilled domestic gardeners specific artistic demanding situations, web site flexibility, and experimental enjoyable. writer and award-winning horticulturist Ray Rogers takes you on an enticing exploration into uncomplicated layout ideas in addition to how you can create focal issues, use water, take advantage of the possibility of empty bins, and extra. attractive images via Richard Hartlage supply assistance and thought, in addition to visually explaining every one precept. Gardeners at each point of expertise will locate idea and guide during this accomplished e-book.

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Removing the agapanthus also creates a central space around which the eye can move in an orderly fashion, enabling appreciation of each plant and pot individually. For some, this composition 2 might fail because it lacks space, but notice the railing. The diagonal of the railing leads the eye in a given direction, visually tying the composition together. Also, this composition runs up one side of a staircase, although the stairs are barely visible in the picture. The open space of the stairs borders one side of the grouping, creating a void (space) against which the s ppaoctes ai nn dt hpel acem en t gard en 53 4 3 A single container planting can benefit from interact- attractive color, visual movement, interesting form inter- ing with space as much as a grouping can.

Er’s eye will follow it—but the impact the job even more effectively. You A line. Whether you literally draw can be much greater because of the could make a much more literal line a line between the items or fill it in increased complexity of the objects by joining rectangular pots end to with your mind’s eye, repeating a few that create the line. end, but that would leave nothing or more items creates the image or Three specimens of Agave ameri- to the viewer’s imagination. Great impression of a line.

Albertiana ‘Conica’). A cone may also be created by carefully clipping a tree or shrub or training a climber onto a conical form. Although conical conifers may, by virtue of their solid colors and considerable mass, imply a feeling of permanence, strength, and masculinity, multicolored and more open, less substantial cones project a more transient, softer, and feminine image. Both expressions can make strong garden statements. There is a lot going on in this picture, but once the view- allowing other elements to assume greater importance in er’s eyes move past the brightly colored plants in the fore- the composition.

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