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Can you recommend books on landscape design?

I am doing a project on the different types of designs and design basics and need some resources
Last Updated: Mar 29, 2013  |  14 Views

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Hi Sarah, you don't mention kinds of landscape design you are interested in - residential, commercial, urban, etc. so you may want to visit the ASLA American Society of Landscape Architects website to learn more. 

Two references that will most likely be in your school library that will be helpful:

John Ormsbee Simonds.   Landscape architecture :   a manual of site planning and design

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers,  Landscape design :a cultural and architectural history

We do have a subject guide called

landscape architects choose their essential books for their profession. These are books that influenced landscape architects.
If you are thinking specifically of garden design here are some suggestions:

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