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How the Garden Moves

In grappling with the Anthropocene, it’s time for landscape architects to become the planetary gardener for a post-wild world. 

By Gale Fulton, ASLA 

Designed plant communities are composed of "design layers" that provide the primary aesthetic interest, and "functional layers: that perform essential functions such as erosion control, soil building, and weed suppression.
Designed plant communities are composed of “design layers” that provide the primary aesthetic interest, and “functional layers” that perform essential functions such as erosion control, soil building, and weed suppression.

Several conditions of the contemporary world present serious challenges to traditional or conventional ways of thinking and making in landscape architecture. Continue reading How the Garden Moves