Urban Garden Design: Some Basic Elements

Want to upgrade your cityscape but don't know how? Look no further. We introduce you to the basics of urban design, and give examples of how you can incorporate them into any metropolitan garden space.

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Dramatic Containers

Clay, stone or steel plant containers are often repeated for effect. Fill them with clipped box or - for a softer, more informal look - a mix of perennials and grasses.

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