To include examples of features associated with each style of design, (fountains, knot gardens and wildlife ponds, wildflower meadows).
Are often symmetrical – are not just straight line designs (but can contain formal curves) often design on a central axis, making good use of geometric shapes;
Containing few plant species, often in opposite pairing, clipped, or distinct in shape (e.g., fastigiate, Taxus baccata “Fastigiata” Irish Yew);
Neatly cut and striped lawns;
Formal clipped hedges;
Statuary, classical stone, balustrading, raked gravel paths;
Focal point, enhance atmosphere, brings art into the garden.
Cast Concrete, Antique Metal and Natural Stone:
Often asymmetrically balanced – containing a wide range of differing plant species. Have more curved and flowing lines and allow plants more freedom to attain their natural form;
Often rustic features;
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