English cottage

English cottage

A term occasionally used as a synonym for cottage orné.
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He now mentioned that he was only in England for a few weeks, to have a look at his estate, and so forth; after which he plunged into more or less enthusiastic advocacy of this or that foreign resort, as opposed to the English cottage upon which I told him I had set my heart.
Just put your head in at English cottage doors; get a glimpse of Famine crouched torpid on black hearthstones; of Disease lying bare on beds without coverlets, of Infamy wantoning viciously with Ignorance, though indeed Luxury is her favourite paramour, and princely halls are dearer to her than thatched hovels "
Take a walk through a variety of dramatic and internationally themed gardens, including Japanese, Scottish, French Formal, Italian and English cottage gardens.
Planted against a backdrop of an identifiable Dutch colonial thatched house was what could have been an English cottage garden resplendent with foxgloves, edged by box and a lovely brick pathway.
They are a favourite of the English cottage style border and the seed heads can be left to attract birds.
If you've been looking for a quintessentially English cottage that still has enough room for your large Dalek, then we've got the place for you.
Hall Green Gardeners Club THE club held its AGM followed by a talk from member David Worthington on the development of an English cottage garden.
If you wanted to move in today it would probably cost you a whopping 7 THE idyllic property in 2006 film The Holiday was a typical English cottage that became home to Cameron Diaz's character for Christmas.
A ny keen gardener would enjoy transforming this outdoor space into a stunning English cottage garden.
From the outside, the bar looks like a typical old English cottage and upon entering there is an instant homely vibe with low ceilings, dark red floor, fire places and a variety of antiques adorning the walls.
Nothing says English cottage garden like a beautiful wisteria or climbing rose, framing windows and doorways and adding barrels of colour and character to your home.
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