Formal and Traditional Gardens

Traditional or Formal Gardens

A formal garden in the Western gardening tradition isĀ  a neat and ordered garden laid out in carefully planned geometric and symmetric lines.


The image is an example of a formal or traditional garden ( Image source– House to Home). Lawns and hedges in a formal garden must always be kept neatly clipped. Trees, shrubs, sub-shrubs and other foliage are carefully arranged, shaped and continually trimmed.

The simplest formal garden would be a box-trimmed hedge lining or enclosing a carefully laid out flowerbed or garden bed of simple geometric shape, such as a knot garden. The most elaborate formal gardens contain pathways, statuary, fountains and beds on differing levels. (Source- Wikipedia)

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