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Welcome to Parks & Gardens UK – gardening as the art of living in style
Some history. Landscape styles palatial and stone parks in the age of feudalism English landscapes and parks eclecticism and Victorian landscape style Country Garden
Some history The English landscape art subsisted in two parallel worlds- some aristocratic parks and gardens and country gardens. Gardening prospered by the Industrial revolution. Country garden has had a long history even since the 15-th century.
Some history In the 19-th century the border between the rich and the poor landscape style was fuzzier. Aristocratic landscape parks that had served as the standard of taste ceased to meet the requirements of life.
Gardening is the art The new English country garden touches our hearts by its simplicity and ease. naturalness of the English landscape park, practicalness of country gardens, a great plant variety of the eclecticism and the Victorian garden style.
Gardening is the art “garden for life”: cosy, harmonic, suitable to family needs, rationally arranged simplicity and ease gives opportunity to fell oneself the part of country living
House for garden Country garden is a family garden; it is destined for private land Cosy, rationally, economically arranged the use of verandas and terraces with a lot of prospering flowers around, garden rooms.
English layout deprived of artificiality gives conveniences arranges rationally the space around the house reasonability in relation to relief
What should be smoothed areas with paths; a space for vegetable garden; sportground
Materials and technologies Wood (fences and garden gates, pergolas ) Natural stone (grey limestone and shale) Iron work (furniture and its details, fences, sculptures )
Antique atmosphere A shade of time Recalls the sense of nostalgia Different technologies of artificial material deterioration, traditional methods of landscape construction and planting, handmade or antique things
The technology of accelerating aging Goods made of metal especially of copper and bronze are covered with special substances that imitate the layer of oxidized metal. the wood is polished by the use of metal brush. The next step is to dye with the stain of naturals colours.
Moss and lichen The surface of stones and bricks are covered with moss and lichen, especially in wet and shady places, to make the garden more mysterious. Sometimes gardeners cover them with kefir and sugar water.
Conclusions. The English garden. Peculiarities simplicity and ease absorbed the best that have been achieved before gives opportunity to fell oneself the part of country living naturalness of planting, an opportunity to work, taking care of the garden in the fresh air
Conclusions. The English garden. Peculiarities cosy, rationally, economically arranged houses are in demand the use of verandas and terraces with a lot of prospering flowers around, garden rooms the house vanishes into the nature surroundings
Conclusions. The English garden. Peculiarities The spaces near the house are smoothed and terraces are left untouched to create an impression of nature untouched by man. Materials and technologies- wood, stone, iron work Water body
Conclusions. The English garden. Peculiarities Antique atmosphere accelerating aging Use of old things Moss and lichen