In the fashion industry, styles come and go. Today’s hot look is passé tomorrow and the day after is transformed into retro chic. The same style rules apply to gardens. Throughout the centuries, the trendsetters of the day are supplanted by the next generation of designers who have groundbreaking new ideas. Some of the ideas are perennial, while others die back at the end of the season. Each era has informed the one before, and together the work of the field’s movers and shakers represent a Western gardening heritage that continues to influence landscape design.
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