A man often says his house is his castle. Colin had a problem. His house is on a busy main road. There is lots of traffic, especially big lorries rushing by creating load noise and wind. Another problem is that his existing fence is only about one metre in height, and he was worried about his two cute little dogs jumping over the fence and being killed.
Each article is presented by landscape designer, Tracy Rich, who will examine a single garden and provide design tips based on that garden's layout, materials and planting.
Mien Ruys' own garden in the Netherlands is the ideal place to start a new series on design articles on 'Why this Garden Works'.
Lan Su is a great example of urban garden design. Its whole purpose is to help people relax and to inspire creativity by connecting with nature, even in the centre of town.
The main wow factor of this garden is the large perennial meadow out the back called Oudolf Field after its famous Dutch designer, Piet Oudolf. However, the gallery complex also contains some other very interesting spaces.
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