Key Features of a French Garden Design
Think of French Garden Design and you immediately think of beautiful, intricate knot gardens or long avenues of trees interspaced with large ponds and fountains. French Garden Design, also called Jardin à la Française, is a very formal, very ordered gardening style with lots of straight lines and symmetry. It is above all a style created to impress however we can take ideas from this style and use it to great effect in a domestic garden. The French garden design developed after the impact of the Italian Renaissance. The French garden style adopted many principles from the renaissance gardens but incorporated a style of their own.