Definition of formal gardenCategorized under "General"
Definition as written by talinum:
A landscape laid out in mainly straight lines. It also may have intricate bed designs. Example: old-timey European palace gardens.
Definition as written by Terry:
Formal gardens tend to rely heavily on symmetrical plantings (each side of the garden is a mirror image of itself if viewed from the middle) and highly stylized plant forms such as topiaries and clipped hedges to form edgings and garden rooms
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