184,675 formal garden Home Design Photos

Statile & Todd
3 Reviews
Formal Garden Room
Ideabooks1,853
Questions4
This formal garden room has arborvitae hedges to line the perimeter and boxwood hedges to outline the pathways and flowering beds. This is also a 'white garden' which has a wide variety of plants contributing to the bloom sequence
formal garden room with hedges outline beds bench space white garden
Very formal, the structure would look good in winter
I like the clean formal garden and minimalist garden look
gardens--presence of sitting areas in formal gardens
Great combo of formal hedging and simple planting
This formal garden room has arborvitae hedges to line the perimeter and boxwood hedges to outline the pathways and
“herb garden box hedge” — Richie-Bray, Inc. Landscape Architect
Schmechtig Landscapes
1 Review
Informal Garden, Winnetka, Illinois
Ideabooks8,690
Questions4
Informal Winnetka, Illinois backyard design utilizing shrubs, pergola, garden decorations, stone and paver paths throughout the landscape design.
what is the small tree to the left in the rose garden and what is the hedge yu have used thanks.
The small tree to the left of the rose garden is a Dwarf Korean Lilac on standard. There are actually four of them framing the space. The low hedges are Green Velvet Boxwoods and the taller sheared
Semiformal. An underlying symmetrical plan brings order to the garden — but how it’s maintained will determine how formal it feels. While regular trimming is absolutely necessary
Love this idea for our south garden....but less formal.
Hadn’t really planned to do this but adding roses into the knot garden could work - don’t worry too much about them being slightly taller than hedging. Mai n problem is that back quadrant is shadier.
“Just beautiful Front yard???” — chq_mrtn
Schmechtig Landscapes
1 Review
Historic Landscape Design, Wilmette Illinois
Ideabooks5,117
Questions3
Architect. I would love to have this used as a training for a group of University of IL. students or an apprentice for the designer who created this French garden-symmetry (Schmechtig). My daughters could plan a wedding on our front lawn, if this dream was ever fulfilled. I can visualize my house at the back
could lead down into my front woods. My drive would be at the left of this picture leading under my present portecochere (so it would NOT be a sunken garden, but elevated) and not leave room for the catmint (which I know already grows in my sunny frontyard). And, the yard to the right of this picture would
French garden, central statue, lavender, roses
looser purple bloomer like this catmint (Nepeta) or Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia) in a similar formal setting. The evergreen borders help keep the plants in check when you want a formal look ...
“Flowers” — Alice Finley
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Troy Rhone Garden Design
15 Reviews
Boxwood Parterres
Ideabooks4,077
Questions2
Boxwoods were used to create Parterres to give this courtyard a more clean line, formal feel.
Louis XIII was a huge proponent of parterre gardens, and they
Parterre. This classic, formal garden design is typically made up of hedges grown in symmetrical patterns and separated by gravel paths. A parterre is a brilliant way to add interest
Palace of Versailles. His head gardener, Jacques Boyceau, was instrumental in further defining the "rules" for creating a parterre. Today, incorporating seating areas makes the formal garden more appealing.
huge proponent of parterre gardens, and they peaked in popularity under his reign at the Palace of Versailles. His head gardener, Jacques Boyceau, was instrumental in further defining the "rules" for creating a parterre. Today, incorporating seating areas makes the formal garden more appealing.
“Love this” — dream988
Natalie DeNormandie
11 Reviews
Lincoln Edible Estate
Ideabooks1,888
Questions0
barn patio, greenhouse, sugar shack, orchard, native meadow, native bee plantings, grass massings, driveway plantings, cloister garden with pizza oven, raised water garden, and espaliered wisteria, trees, and vines. Photography by Liz Linder (www.lizlinder.com)
Like classical architecture, formal garden design has its roots in the geometry of Greek and Roman architecture. Formal gardens tend to emphasize straight lines, right angles and circles.
Simple geometry. Like classical architecture, formal garden design has its roots in the geometry
Photo 1. Simple geometry. Like classical architecture, formal garden design has its roots in the geometry of Greek and Roman architecture. Formal gardens tend to emphasize straight lines, right angles and circles.
“estanque” — jmllanesc
Schmechtig Landscapes
1 Review
Historic Formal Garden, Wilmette, Illinois
Ideabooks3,756
Questions1
Formal Garden incorporates water feature, garden decorations, stepping stone, flower beds.
Go Formal or Casual Associated with both royalty and serenity, purple is at home in any style of garden. Planted en masse, spiked purple flowers like
Add Purple to Both Formal and Informal GardensBorrow an idea from the fashion world and create a color-block pattern in purple to enliven an otherwise traditional, and somewhat staid, formal garden. Boxed in by evergreens, the purple blooms almost look as if they were painted in between the lines.
2. Go Formal or CasualAssociated with both royalty and serenity, purple is at home in any style of garden. Planted en masse, spiked purple flowers like salvia or Veronica make an elegant choice for a formal bed.
“Lots of Lavender!!” — thornejoy
www.KarlGercens.com
Formal Garden Design
Ideabooks8,768
Questions5
Tell me some hedge plants name what I have seen from your garden, Can I use also duranta as hedge plant?
Idea for garden bed with a statue
Verdant lane. Known as an allée in formal garden design terms, a grassy path lined with boxwood hedges
Verdant lane. Known as an allée in formal garden
Verdant lane. Known as an allée in formal garden design terms, a grassy path lined with boxwood hedges and trees makes an enchanting addition to an expansive yard. Crisply trimmed hedges accented with formal statues frames the view here, making the outdoor space seem even more substantial.
investment in money and time. The first thing to consider is scale. The dimensions and density of a hedge need to be appropriate for the size of your garden. A high hedge of a dark plant such as European yew (Taxus baccata) would overpower a small site. It would be better to choose a screen plant that is
“this looks expensive to make from.ground up. but what a beautiful prayer garden it could be.” — godsplansforme
Statile & Todd
3 Reviews
Formal Knot Garden
Ideabooks5,410
Questions3
This formal knot garden with bronze statue sits adjacent to a patio.
Would you please provide the dimensions of the garden? The length of the path and the radius of the circle.
is this varigated boxwood hedge or an alternative Great garden
Formal knot garden using boxwood hedging and English ivy as "filler".
It should be pleasant when you're in the midst of the garden, but it should also be visually interesting to look into the garden from outside or to view it from above.
Even if you don't have tons of room for a formal parterre or knot garden, utilizing classic hedge shapes along your front walk is
“topiary and trailing ivy in pedestal urn.” — englandcr2
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