I grew up surrounded by forests, and our gardens reflected and blended seamlessly with them. My very first perception of nearby gardens was fairly diverse. Looking at them, I experienced no perception of position or even exactly where in the United States I was.
But that all changed when I became a Master Gardener and found that there ended up gardeners, textbooks and sources which mirrored a perception of location. So, below are 3 publications, which I use for inspiration and steering. These books span 34 decades and replicate the escalating craze toward character-impressed landscapes.