Learning from other Landscape Designers

"The world is moving into a phase when landscape design may well be recognized as the most comprehensive of the arts." 

 Geoffrey Jellicoe
'The Landscape of Man: Shaping the Environment from Prehistory to the Present Day' 

Creative ideas don't just come out of thin air - they are a blend of what we have learned and used in the past. 

A garden maker should look to landscape designers of the past and present and learn their design philosophies. Never stop learning.

by Bill Bensley, Thailand
By looking at other cultures' approach to the natural world you can enhance your garden immeasurably.

 The English garden designers such as Russell Page, Arabella Lennox Boyd, and Gertrude Jekyll stand side by side with their counterparts in the United States, Canada,  Japan, South America, Thailand, Indonesia, Hawaii, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Italy,  Holland, Germany,  France and India in my world.

blue moon bridge at les quatre veints, Canada 

I borrow from new and old unabashedly and thank them all for their inspiration.  

To co-create with Nature and walk 'the beauty way' is a high calling, indeed.

dorset settle by Arabella Lennox Boyd


  1. Nicely Written! landscape designer has more learning skills than other people. The landscape designer has attractive designing skills and creativity to perform landscape design. This post is helpful for me to make good design. Thanks for this post.


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