192,376 formal garden Home Design Photos

Statile & Todd
3 Reviews
Formal Garden Room
Ideabooks1,909
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
“Two benches” — morganknezacek
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Historic Landscape Design, Wilmette Illinois
Ideabooks5,192
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 ...
“Alice garden” — thefallen14
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Informal Garden, Winnetka, Illinois
Ideabooks8,799
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
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.
“LANDSCAPE. beautiful mix of plants, lush, central focal point” — Collin Kayser
Natalie DeNormandie
11 Reviews
Lincoln Edible Estate
Ideabooks1,956
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.
“gates” — andreacook1
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Historic Formal Garden, Wilmette, Illinois
Ideabooks3,823
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 salvia or Veronica make an elegant choice for a formal bed.
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.
“Salvias” — Tina Nguyen
Troy Rhone Garden Design
17 Reviews
Boxwood Parterres
Ideabooks4,121
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.
“formal” — camstelt
Schmechtig Landscapes
2 Reviews
Wilmette, Illinois Historic Formal Garden
Ideabooks696
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.
of slopes in formal garden to create more drama
I like this garden. Same "zone" as Michigan?
I just love looking at this garden....
“Garden” — natzac
Statile & Todd
3 Reviews
Formal Knot Garden
Ideabooks5,490
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
“Clean lines and side pavers” — lfeehery
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