When we create a landscape design it's important that we communicate what's on the plan. The plants are one of the most important elements and typically take up most of the design, so an organized system to labeling them is a must. A beautiful design can look messy and unprofessional if plant labels are not laid out well. Below are the rules I use when labeling plants in plan view (looking from the sky down towards the garden).
profile of soil; soil is everything. Whenever I put other peoples kitchen scraps into the garden I feel Im gaining a bit. If I see organic produce being wasted into the bin (landfill 6 feet under the ground) I feel that we have just ripped of the earth a bit