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Plessage, or living fences: "It is interesting to remember that this technique originated as an entirely practical solution to supplying basic needs for firewood on a renewable basis, and had absolutely nothing to do with landscape fashion."
Jamie Durie used Sonoman design details -- including Mexican roof tiles -- to create this richly-hued outdoor space. Drought-tolerant plants complete the look.
It would be so cool if more public spaces felt like gardens like this! | larundel, landscape design by paul bangay // Great Gardens & Ideas //
Renée Finberg ' TELLS ALL ' in her blog of her Adventures in Design: Andrea Cochran - Landscape Architecture
A garden landscape in a small space. Amelanchier Allee- birds love the fruit
A Living Fence Made of Apple Trees
The living willow fence--one year later - Paris postcard
Talk about a clever idea: willow switches just stuck in the ground will bend easily and sprout with little encouragement. Hey presto - living fence!
Building a Living Fence
live willow hedge - beautiful structures!
A living willow fence
Living willow arch and fencing- I wonder what I could use for a living fence that would grow in Alaska