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FORMAL GARDEN

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A garden of regular, linear or geometrical design, often associated with the traditional Italian, French and Dutch styles.

Related Terms

Term Note
GARDEN TERRACE A flat, level area of ground within a garden. Often raised and accessed by steps.
HA HA A dry ditch or sunken fence which divided the formal garden from the landscaped park without interrupting the view.
MAZE A confusing and baffling network of paths or passages, often set within a formal garden and bounded by high hedges or walls.

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