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The diagonal plane, associated with such vertical objects as trees succumbing to the force of gravity and upthrust rock formations, evokes an exciting dynamism ring on instability. A raised flower bed can be any shape or form and variety of materials, to match the overall style of your garden. Connor Nicholas created this organically shaped and inspiring design for an environmental learning centre.

Pages: 266

Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd. (January 13, 2013)

ISBN: 551843023X

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