Plant names: classification

Plants will often have two kinds of name; a common name and an official classification name. Common Names The common name would be a name by which most people would know the plant. The name that your parents or grandparents or friends will likely call a plant, for example a »

What's in a name?

To design effectively you should, at the very least, understand the fundamental concepts involved in the brief. So, I'd better start at the beginning; what exactly is a garden? Consulting the online OED gives the following singular definition Garden A piece of ground adjoining a house, in which grass, flowers, »