This review article reports on The Conference of the Society of Garden Designers met last November to answer the question:
‘What are gardens for?’ From the 4 very different presentations, we heard answers that were
personal, political and even metaphysical!
The first speaker has been based in California for the last 15 years where he has a thriving
practice…perhaps not surprising when you consider that Bernard Trainor has completed 4 academic
landscape and design programmes.

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