Another Question For You!

Thanks so much to all who commented on my last post, regarding the question of whether gardens and designed landscapes belong in the world of “art.”  Opinions were varied, with some suggesting that, “of course garden design is an art, you fool!” and others saying that they didn’t much care what sorts of labels were assigned to the practice of garden design, romping around in the world of semantics is for suckers, man. 

But what came through loud and clear is the passion that so many of you have for the art (or craft if you prefer) of garden-making.

Before I move on from the issue, though, I want to throw a related question out there:

Should there be more serious criticism of landscapes and gardens?

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