Design

  • Plants First, Plants Last: The Role of Plants in Garden Design (7/21/2018) - At a lecture earlier this year hosted by Montgomery County‚Äôs Brookside Gardens, David Culp, author of The Layered Garden, explained the garden design process at Brandywine Cottage, his home in southeastern Pennsylvania. Plants spoke first, Culp listened and responded, and a garden evolved, built on plants selected for sustainability and designed (or layered, as Culp describes it) for visual appeal in every season.