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Extension > Garden > SULIS > Design > The Completed Landscape Design > Principles of Design > Sequence


Sequence is a gradual transition from one area to another within a landscape. A landscape with sequence has one element changing at a time rather than several changing at once. A landscape with a coarse-textured plant next to a fine-textured plant is an example of poor sequence.

Photographic View of a Good Sequence

Plan View of a Good Sequence
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