Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-part Master Plan
In Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the "Four-Part Master Plan" -- a unique method they've perfected over the past two-and-a-half decades of creating award-winning gardens and yards for clients. The Dargans share a blend of specific design techniques and practical advice on how to achieve the sophisticated look of a professionally designed landscape on any size and type of property. Examples of specific design treatments are beautifully illustrated with scores of color photographs taken from their own archives, plus landscape plans from historic gardens around the world that have provided inspiration to the authors, and before and after examples of the authors' award-winning work.
Learn how to apply this unique master plan that gives homeowners a simple and systematic means of planning their gardens.
The four-part plan includes:
The approach and arrival sequence
Passages to destinations
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Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan
Hugh Graham Dargan,Mary Palmer Dargan
Limited preview - 2007
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