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Put the pictures in your landscaping ideas box. Graph paper, a pencil and a compass are reliable, low-tech methods for designing landscapes, but they don't offer 3-D views or prepare shopping lists for you. An intuitive awareness of timeless principles—universal truths of nature, including human nature—enables us to effectively design the garden in accord with both the natural environment and the human body. May cover both the front and back yard, depending on size.

Pages: 221

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston; First Edition edition (1923)

ISBN: B000W72BW6

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