Piet Oudolf's New Garden Book, "Plantings" : Architectural Digest- This is a lovely example of bold drifts with complimentary color patterns- a design particularly attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds:)
Description: Strong shapes were key to the design, so Kirsty created circular lawns and a round island bed, where the stunning Cercis Canadensis takes centre stage - How to make a small garden look much bigger!
Use rectangles to create a zig-zag plot: A series of rectangular lawns or any other ground cover or paving of your choosing - pebbles, decking - are laid at right angles to each other. They traverse the garden, giving strong direction. By Diarmuid Gavin.
Do you have fruit trees that used to fruit well but are no longer producing much or any fruit? Perhaps your vegetable garden isn’t as lush as it once was, with fewer vegetables or smaller, misshapen ones.