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Design considerations

for mediterranean climate gardens

Seasonality — the seasons of a mediterranean climate and how to exploit them in a garden design.

Style — styles that have evolved in response to the mediterranean climate and how to adapt other styles to work.

Livability — form should always follow function and the mediterranean climate allows for, if not encourages outright, outdoor living.

Flowers vs. Foliage — learn to understand and employ each.

Color — how to think about color in a garden and the effect of mediterranean climate light.

Texture — combining and contrasting the textures of plants and hardscape.

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