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Working with a Garden Designer (C 1032-2)


Designing a landscape is much like designing the interior of a house. Colors, patterns and textures must be arranged in a manner that is functional and suits the taste of the owner. The one major difference with landscape design is that most of the elements are living, providing seasonal change, forever growing taller and wider, and occasionally dying. An experienced garden designer has the ability to incorporate all this information into the design, but the homeowners must do their homework and be prepared to talk to the designer. This publication will help homeowners develop a plan for working with a landscape designer.


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Status and Revision History
Published on May 15, 2006
Re-published on Feb 27, 2009
Re-published with minor revisions on Jun 21, 2013
Expired on Aug 30, 2016