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Landscape Patterns

Throughout the United States there is an incredible range of climatic zones, microclimates, plant species and landscape traditions. This section of the Pattern Book is intended to provide guidance for designers, volunteers and homeowners regarding the private landscape elements found on individual lots within American neighborhoods.

This section begins with an overview of General Site Considerations. Following that, individual sections define the typical characteristics and elements of the hardscape and landscape improvements recommended for a lot. Finally, the Landscape Patterns Section concludes with pages describing Sustainable Practices and their implementation.

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