A gardener is responding to the nuances of nature and culture, between “being” and “acting”, between “waiting” and “proceeding”. Through different lenses, this research focuses on how work of the landscape architectural office deals with this balance between laissez -faire and top-down approach. The making of my new garden is a part of the research process. It inspires my research, generates thoughts and is a laboratory for testing ideas. Does “gardening”, as knowledge creation, contribute to understanding a site better?