204,538 formal garden Home Design Photos

Statile & Todd
3 Reviews
Formal Garden Room
Ideabooks1,999
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
Formal gardens--presence of sitting areas in formal gardens
“Garden” — lorisand59
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Historic Landscape Design, Wilmette Illinois
Ideabooks5,316
Questions4
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
once the hedge is up - food for though for our formal side garden??
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 ...
“Garden” — robinlcullen
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Historic Formal Garden, Wilmette, Illinois
Ideabooks3,890
Questions1
Formal Garden incorporates water feature, garden decorations, stepping stone, flower beds.
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.
“Formal garden, plantings, shapes, colors, variety.” — delawarecrow
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Informal Garden, Winnetka, Illinois
Ideabooks8,940
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
plantings, with white gardens being the favorite.
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
also the space — often becoming the walls of the garden. Flowers such as roses, tulips and peonies may come and go throughout the season, but the garden overall is anchored by a strong arrangement of greenery.Some designers are updating formal gardens with more sustainable plantings. In California, native
“sundial” — dthein
Troy Rhone Garden Design
17 Reviews
Boxwood Parterres
Ideabooks4,178
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.
“grass” — yangch
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Wilmette, Illinois Historic Formal Garden
Ideabooks732
Questions1
Formal Garden incorporates a water feature, garden decorations, stepping stone, and flower bed ideas.
The cottage garden meets a little more formality. Don't know how you feel about "fluffy" blooming things.
the use of slopes in formal garden to create more drama
I like this garden. Same "zone" as Michigan?
I just love looking at this garden....
“lavender and boxwood” — newhome1400
Statile & Todd
3 Reviews
Formal Knot Garden
Ideabooks5,562
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
“Verigated boxwood” — Michelle Fulop
Conte & Conte, LLC
5 Reviews
Formal Garden
Ideabooks1,717
Questions3
Darien, New Canaan, Fairfield, Southport, Rowayton, Manhattan, Larchmont, Bedford Hills, Armonk, Massachusetts) Fountain in a formal garden, thanks to Fairfield House & Garden Co. for making this happen!
We are considering a similar formal area and may consider gravel for part of it. Please, what layers did you use below the pea gravel, especially to prevent weeds from coming up? Thanks
would work well as boxwood garden
have this concept for the garden area with raised
I like the boxwoods and traditional feel of this garden.
Formal garden with fountain and pea stone
Now thats an English Garden, Sparky!!!
create an English garden in back yard.
“Ufvxc” — Ahmed Mahmoud
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