Many garden design articles are the equivalent of travel guides or phrase books, basic and automatic, meant to serve the tourist. The Conscious Garden is not about eastern style gardens, cottage garden style, prairie, natural, formal, or cutting edge. It is about what makes any style work without explanation. And that is the paradox. To create something that touches us, the creator must understand the dynamics of the medium. This blog will guide the reader to a natural way of communicating in garden, a language that is common throughout time, geography, and age.