English-style garden

English-style garden
 English - Great gardeners. Indeed, precisely because they appeared in the XVIII century English style, became a classic landscape design. To create such a garden is not necessary to have a large area, you can create it and a small garden plot.

Traditional English garden elements were always trees and shrubs that gardeners using secateurs gave a different shape and from one year to support its regular pruning. In the XVIII century were popular seasonal composition created by a combination of different types of colorful annuals - they were called "flowering carpet." Passion for the creation of compositions was so great that even among the gardeners organize competitions.

To form a "flower carpet" use plants such as begonias (this poluvynoslivy annual weed, which pleases flowers from early summer until the first frost), Lobelia erinus (also blooms all summer long with white, red and blue flowers), scarlet sage and feverfew girlish.

For a single landing approach abutilon whose leaves are very decorative and look like maple leaves, kochia, has light green leaves and the people are often called the summer cypress, eland Indian with brown, purple or green leaves.

The characteristic elements of the garden in the English style is direct paths and steps paved with tiles strict geometric shapes, decorative screens, which are not only an ornament, but also bear the functional load, helping to divide the garden into zones. Place on the territory of small sculptures, the size of decorative elements must match the size of the lawn. Very decorate garden fountains or artificial springs.

In the gardens of the English style must constantly be maintained in perfect order throughout. Throughout the year, you need to comply with clear boundaries rabatok planted dwarf boxwood. On beds with several types of flowering annuals zone of each plant species should be clearly delineated. Lawns and lawns require regular haircuts and align the edges.

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