Copyright, etc.

© 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021 enclos*ure and Cynthia Goodson (Cindy at enclos*ure) for all text and photographs — except when they are credited to other photographers, writers, and sources.

A garden is not a picture, but a language, which is of course the major art of life.

— Henry Mitchell, The Essential Earthman

Brief excerpts and my own photographs may be used on other blogs and websites provided that full and clear attribution is given to enclos*ure with a link back to the original content (

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You may share my own images in this blog via Pinterest or facebook provided that the pin or post is linking back to enclos*ure.

When I use photos or words that are not my own, I do so under “fair use,” by permission, or by CC or similar agreement — or because I believe they are in the public domain. If you are the copyright holder of one of these works and do not want it used here (or want it credited differently), please let me know right away at

The mission of enclos*ure is to contribute to the appreciation of garden design and life in gardens and to be a resource for education, research, and inspiration for myself and other gardeners and designers.

I do not receive income or any other kind of material compensation from this personal blog. Views expressed on enclos*ure are my own and do not represent any other institution or person (unless explicitly attributed to it/him/her).

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