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FEB 26, 2017

BEAUTIFUL GARDENS.

BY JULIE BALLARD

Beautifully landscaped gardens are not so different from interiors. It’s all about colour, composition and the right blend of textures. Gardens can inspire us - the sky makes the potential for grand statements unlimited, as well as the sheer variety of textures, layers and abundance, all available to us in nature. 

English Garden
French Garden

Using repetition of colour and form, the spirit of a garden can both push boundaries and create movement. There is also a seemingly endless array of potential focal points at your disposal, be it an urn, a statue, or a fabulous specimen plant.  But the most wonderful thing about a beautiful garden is that it can halt us in our tracks and take our breath away.

Here are some gardens that make us wish for eternal spring.

Levens Hall in Kendal UK
Abbey House Gardens UK
Chateau de la Ballue

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