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Garden Design in the Round

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salzburgGoing round in circles can be a good thing if we’re talking about garden designs. In an earlier post I spoke about my passion for using geometry in design and how strong shapes lend their character to a setting and form a structural element so sturdy that it frees you to use almost any type of planting. The same hold true for circles, which, as far as I’m concerned can work in any setting. They contrast with more angular lines to form a pleasing geometric juxtapositon as they do here at Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg, Austria, or they can add an element of more intentional form to a rambling, naturalistic design as they do in my own garden, above. Continue Reading →

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