Examples of Planting Plans II

When preparing a planting plan, sketch out two or three loose ideas for your chosen plants, arranging them into drifts or shapes, before attempting anything more detailed.

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Plants Chosen Based on Shape and Foliage Effect Garden Design ©Dorling Kindersley Limited 2009

Country Setting

The clients here wanted to marry their modern-style house with its country setting. They asked designer Paul Williams for a planting plan that relied more on shape and texture than color. This is one of four matching borders, each measuring 20 x 10 feet. Slides 2-9 show the particular plants used in this design.

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