-He is planning to build a rockery.

-He is planning building a rockery.

What's the difference between the two sentences?

What do the two sentences mean?

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    For the second one, it should be "He is planning on building a rockery."
    – user3169
    Aug 28 at 20:19

The second does not follow standard English grammar. As for meaning it could mean either that he is performing preparatory steps to creating a rockery or that he intends at some point to create a rockery. Without further information it is not possible to tell which is the case.

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