More ideas from Ivana
Interesting article on "post-wild" gardening, a school of ornamental gardening that emphasizes growing resilient plant communities. The aesthetics of this ornamental dry meadow could easily be applied to an edible ecosystem.

This stylish dry meadow, designed by Adam Woodruff, contains plants from all over the world but creates harmony because the plants come from related habitats.

Aesclepias tuberosa, butterfly weed and grasses, Nasella tenuissima and Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' weaving through the sunsteps by the ruin. I love the look of this (minus the butterfly weed).

Aesclepias tuberosa, butterfly weed and grasses, Nasella tenuissima and Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Karl Foerster' weaving through the sunsteps by the ruin at Chanticleer in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Photo by Lisa Roper

Modern garden

SECRET GARDEN In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a microcourtyard, complete with Japanese maples and a cascading concrete fountain, in just 200 square feet.