Formal garden


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Formal garden

A garden that has plantings, walks, pools and fountains that follow a definite recognizable plan, and are frequently symmetrical and emphasize geometrical forms.

formal garden

A garden whose plantings, walks, pools, fountains, etc., follow a definite, recognizable plan, frequently symmetrical, emphasizing geometrical forms.
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Since then he has never looked back, setting up the farm unit on the estate, looking after woodland and overseeing the maintenance of the formal gardens.
redesign of the formal garden to provide an area for casual game play.
You can, however, add much colour to your formal garden through container plants.
A formal garden with neatly trimmed hedges and hydrangeas, left.
We're showing how people can create a traditional formal garden using drought-tolerant plants,'' said Cassie Aoyagi, one of the designers for the space.
Once you've created your formal garden you may come up against another problem if, like Victoria Beckham, you have a husband and son who are bound to love kicking a ball around.
The Importance of Andre Mollet and His Family for the Development of the French Formal Garden.
Sean, who works as an occupational health adviser and nurse, is completely self-taught and has no formal garden training.
Formal garden A formal garden relies on symmetry and balance, employing strong lines and focal points to emphasize the tailored look of the carefullyplanned planting.
The venue has woodland, glass houses, a formal garden, orchard, vegetable plots, wildflower meadow and a wildlife area, as well as selling its own plants, produce and jams.
Visitors to Cragside will be able to explore the formal garden looking for hidden Halloween lanterns on October 28, 29, 30 and 31 from 10.
But the intervention is welcome in a space which has throughout its history been an uncertain mixture of car park, parade ground and shabby formal garden.