Garden Design brings interior design outdoors. There is the creation of "exterior rooms." These can raise the value
especially in temperate climates, outside living is desirable. It
mosquitoes: there aren't many in Southern California
bees (especially around the wisteria and pink lemon trees)
the = our (rented wisteria, owned container pink lemon trees)
Ian Hamilton Finlay's Little SPARTA
Sackville-West and the white garden (color gardens, monochromatic, etc.)
to attract: birds, hummingbirds (red flowers with narrow necks just right for a beak, Indian Paintbrush, etc.; Southern California is a hummingbird zone, though the hummers are not as colorful as elsewhere, there are more of them), butterflies, etc.
drought-tolerant need more water until "roots are established"
perennial - seasonal, so that something is in its prime all year around
water -- nypheas
focal points See exterior rooms, illusion of
climate -- cather
herb / kitchen