The Landscape Guide

Garden and Landscape Articles

In essence, a garden is an enclosed outdoor place. But the space can have a range of uses (see note on garden types) and the boundary (wall, fence, hedge, canal etc) can have serve a range of objectives: protection (from animals, people, winds etc), demarcation (of ownership, privacy, sacredness), ornamentation, support etc.

The notes and articles in this section are about different types of garden, different styles of garden design, gardens in different parts of the world and the history and theory of landscape architecture. The 200+ articles and notes on this website are organized in the following groups:- 

Theory articles 

History articles