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Landscaping for Your Home Style
Your home's architecture -- formal and imposing, casually horizontal, whimsical or evoking a specific region -- can help you design a complementary landscape. We talked to Mary Palmer Dargan, ASLA, author of Timeless Landscape Design and Susan Cohan, APLD, for landscape design tips for 10 home styles.
Characterized by built-in cabinets, exposed beams and cozy front porches, the
Arts and Crafts style depends on handmade craftsmanship and naturalistic design.
Choose simple plants with a natural form (i.e. - waving
fountain grass rather than clipped boxwoods), as well as real stone for pathways
and garden borders. An old wooden bench tucked into a corner evokes the
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