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Troy Rhone Garden Design
14 Reviews
Boxwood Parterres
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Boxwoods were used to create Parterres to give this courtyard a more clean line, formal feel.
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
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 to a flat lawn, as shown here. Add a bench so you can enjoy the view.
Parterre. This classic, formal garden design
Parterre. This classic, formal garden design is typically made up of hedges grown in s
a 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.
“Backyard?” — sonjacp
Cross River Design, Inc.
7 Reviews
Hilltop Tuscan Mansion
Ideabooks2,262
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Parterre garden wow with brick walk
A garden to be seen from above with bold
Nice layout for herb/flower garden but with table
zen garden pool with grass inlays
Compartments, pathways and repeating geometric patterns (also known as arabesques) are three of the elements of a parterre garden that make them
Compartments, pathways and repeating geometric patterns (also known as arabesques) are three of the elements of a parterre garden that make them so beautiful from above and below.
“Paver patterns” — ckesh333
Lenkin Design Inc: Landscape and Garden Design
8 Reviews
Italian - French Parterre Garden
Ideabooks3,474
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On the western end of the home sits the 'Italian Garden', modeled in the style of a classical French parterre. Lenkin Design: Los Angeles Landscape Design
Design Inc: Landscape and Garden Design
What is the plant used to fill in the parterre, is a bush rose ?
Yes. Though they have since been changed to Azaleas. Like all gardens, this one is ever changing.
the 'Italian Garden', modeled in the style of a classical French parterre. Lenkin Design: Los Angeles Landscape Design
parterre with boxwood and seasonal white flowers
Tightly clipped shrubbery and gravel pathways were the two main requirements of the first parterres, but their usage expanded to include flowers, which add to the beauty and sophistication of the design.
“'Italian Garden', modeled in the style of a classical French parterre.” — choilc3
Garrett Churchill Inc.
Large Landscape Renovation
Ideabooks1,075
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Today, parterre gardens often involve a combination of boxwoods and holly bushes, because the boxwoods are excellent borders and hollies add height. A parterre with that combination is often used as a dividing line
Parterre gardens often involve a combination of boxwoods and holly bushes.
great ideas for my english garden
featured garden, manicured parterres and hedges evoke images of English manors and French chateaus. Here is an example where control and precision dictate the planting pattern. Manipulation of the natural form of the masses reveals a garden that is anything but natural.
often involve a combination of boxwoods and holly bushes, because the boxwoods are excellent borders and hollies add height. A parterre with that combination is often used as a dividing line between two properties when the owner doesn't want a fence.
“FORMAL” — NATURES BLUEPRINT GROUP
Whitney Lyons
4 Reviews
Gretchen
Ideabooks1,613
Questions0
the layout of the parterre and the cross in the beds
Gretchen is an avid gardener, so it's fitting that the design changes included the outdoor space. She designed her parterre garden with boxwood hedges creating
Gretchen is an avid gardener, so it's fitting that the design changes included the outdoor space. She designed her parterre garden with boxwood hedges creating the pattern."I wanted to enclose the space to separate it from the road. The boxwood garden gives structure to the space that lasts all year
“French Provincial 16” — koossmit
Schmechtig Landscapes
1 Review
Historic Landscape Design, Wilmette Illinois
Ideabooks5,030
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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
Possible outdoor dining area in the middle of the parterres.
I like the formality of this garden
“french providential gardens” — brfarrell
Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors, Inc.
Peninsula Estate 03 (Design by Suzman Cole Design Associates)
Ideabooks7,162
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Feature point in middle of herb garden similar
focal point for north end of path alongside tennis and /or for room beyond guest room/kitchen garden
Formal parterre gardens traditionally contained some sort of focal point or central feature around which the rest of the garden was designed. This statue is beautiful and looks to be the focal point of this yard. Fountains or other water features are also fantastic anchors to the garden, and, for extra
an object of desire. An arbor in the distance shelters a garden bench, but it also serves as a frame to highlight a classical sundial placed at the cross section of two intersecting pathways, transforming a once-unnoticed corner of the garden into a charming focal point.
“Path from pergola” — wateaboutique
Schmechtig Landscapes
1 Review
Historic Formal Garden, Wilmette, Illinois
Ideabooks3,643
Questions1
Formal Garden incorporates water feature, garden decorations, stepping stone, flower beds.
I love the structure and color of this Parterre Garden!
Beautiful garden. Obviously I don't have that amount of space but gives you some insight into my taste.
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.
“Blue flowers” — farajw
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