Orienting to the Sun in the Garden

 Palladio wrote in his Four Books of Architecture:

What contributes also to the convenience is that the rooms for summer be ample, spacious and turned to the north

and those for the winter be to the south and the west. 

But those which we would make use of in spring and autumn must be turned to the east and ought to look over gardens and greens… 

 In this particular part, studies and libraries ought to be; because the morning is the most proper time to make use of them… '

Little Lemon Goldenrod

Make sure your vegetable garden and roses get eastern exposure - morning sun - for optimal growth. The gentle rays of morning sun are the best for growth....


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