I grew up surrounded by forests, and our gardens reflected and blended seamlessly with them. My very first effect of neighborhood gardens was very different. Searching at them, I experienced no sense of location or even in which in the United States I was.
But that all altered when I grew to become a Grasp Gardener and uncovered that there have been gardeners, guides and means which reflected a perception of place. So, below are three textbooks, which I use for inspiration and guidance. These publications span 34 yrs and replicate the growing trend toward mother nature-inspired landscapes.