italian greek gardens design and structure

How to create a Mediterranean garden

Omnipresent of Mediterranean gardens is the Italian cypress (Cupressus Sempervirens), a very versatile, evergreen tree that adds height and drama, provides an attractive green backdrop all year round and is also ideal for privacy. Clipped box is also currently used for low-growing hedges, providing both structure and basic ornament in all seasons.【Get Price】

Elements of a Traditional Italian Garden | Home Guides | SF Gate

Elements of a Traditional Italian Garden. Traditional Italian gardens are formal in design, with symmetrical, geometric beds and garden “rooms” delineated by hedges and walls. Plants are less.【Get Price】

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Greece - Gardenista

Neutral Backdrops Above: Stone walls, archways, succulents, and a pale backdrop are typical features of a Greek garden. If you have hot summers, whitewashed walls and light-colored stone facades function as effective scrims to reflect the sun’s heat and create a serene structure for a garden.【Get Price】

In the Italian style / RHS Gardening

Within these Italian Renaissance gardens, the use of water, statuary, symmetry, topiary, formal hedging, and focal points are all key. The principles behind these elements are at work in garden design the world over, even in a very informal garden such as Cholmondeley Castle.【Get Price】

Landscape Design: Italian Garden |

An Italian garden has a very distinct look as it features the geometrical shapes, order, and symmetry. The statues, fountains, pergolas, water wells and other elements are the features of a traditional Italian garden. The combination of greenery and architecture makes for a very formal and elegant look.【Get Price】

Tips to Create an Italian Garden -

Traditionally, Italian gardens are "green' with few flowers. The plants are mainly evergreens, manicured into geometric hedges or topiaries. However, the evergreen foliage of these shrubs or trees offers a wide array of shades, ranging from gray to silver, bronze to gold, or simply from light to dark green.【Get Price】

Classical Garden Design – Mimicking Gardens Of Ancient Rome.

Formal Greek Gardens Whitewashed structures formed a cooling backdrop to the harsh sun. Many Greeks didn’t have their own gardens and filled the streets with pottery containing herbs and native plants. Symmetry was a design hallmark of the Greeks in how plant material and hardscape joined to create balance.【Get Price】

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