Articles about landscape design


An interview with Kim Wilkie, Land Sculptor

Last updated: 10/03/2017

Kim Wilkie Kim Wilkie is one of my favorite landscape artists. Hailing from England,  he studied at Oxford University where he discovered that there was such a thing as...

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ASLA panel discusses the elements of security design

Last updated: 09/09/2017

The CEO of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Nancy Somerville, hosted an online panel on security design in the landscape on Sept. 5. The panelists included...

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Spectacular mountain-like Valley breaks ground in Amsterdam

Last updated: 09/09/2017

A jagged mountain-like mass is turning up on Amsterdam’s pancake-flat landscape. inhabitat.com/tag/mvrdv/MVRDV recently broke ground on Valley, a 75,000-square-meter mixed-use...

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Pro Landscaper - The industry's number 1 news source

Last updated: 09/08/2017

Clifton Hill House Garden has been owned by the University of Bristol for more than 100 years and a £35,000 funding boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has enabled...

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5 design ideas that make the most of vines’ versatility, functions

Last updated: 08/28/2017

Vines are special because they can grow in ways that shrubs and trees simply cannot. For this reason, vines have great potential to be long-term foundation plantings in the...

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Gardens of the High Line: Chelsea Grasslands

Last updated: 08/27/2017

Piet Oudolf and Rick Darke walk us through the Chelsea Grasslands, West 18th Street to West 20th Street Grasses have always been essential to the High Line and always will be....

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Between the Rows: Embracing foodscape revolution

Last updated: 08/23/2017

Last week, I wrote about several neighborhood gardens that would fall into the category of the “foodscape revolution,” a topic Brie Arthur focuses on in her book, “The Foodscape...

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Grassfelt™ soil-less landscaping turf

Last updated: 08/12/2017

Grassfelt™ soil-less landscaping turf   Grassfelt™ soil-less landscaping turf Grassfelt™ is a mature, soil-less grass growing in a biodegradable felt medium, that has been...

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Avoid foliage monotony with these design tips

Last updated: 08/08/2017

While swaths of a single plant variety can be peaceful in the landscape, there’s far more interest in a garden bed with a bit of diversity. Think of the impact a single bold...

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Back Yard Triage: 5 Landscape Design Tips to Help Bring Life to Your Outdoor Spaces

Last updated: 07/11/2017

August 21, 2015 by Doug Scott | 4 Comments I know…with these hot and humid days we’re still having, you probably don’t want to be outside in your yard for very long. But now is...

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