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Natural Landscaping, Full Essay

by James P. Engel, © 2003

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1. Introduction 6. Creating an edge 11. Shrubs in the landscape
2. The old paradigm 7. Working with topography 12. Natural restoration for homeowners
3. Obstacles to change 8. Designing for wildlife 13. Environmental benefits
4. Philosophy of natural landscaping 9. Plant spacing and design 14. Resist the temptation to mow
5. Getting started 10. Creating variety  

This page updated September 10, 2004