Title: European and Japanese gardens; papers read before the American Institute of Architects ..
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Brown, Glenn, 1854-1932 Hamlin, A. D. F. (Alfred Dwight Foster), 1855-1926 Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951 Howard, John Galen, 1864-1931 Honda, Kinkichiro, 1850-1921
Subjects: Gardens Gardens
Publisher: Philadelphia, H.T. Coates & Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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THE SIMPLE BUT EFFECTIVE PLAN OF THE GARDENS General View of Avenue length of the grounds and to the vast size of the palace. Itis a royal park, not a private citizens garden. Fourthly, the trcaimoit of the trees mid grass is also char-acteristic of the Italian gardens. The American and Englishstyles of park gardening, with broadly-sloping lawns sprinkledover with clumps of shrubbery and groups of trees, in a stud-iedly accidental and picturesque arrangement, with windingwalks and drives giving the sense of distance and ever-chang-ing prospect, is not practised in the villa gardens, becauseit represents a wholly different conception of purpose andfunction from that which created them. Occasionally, as inparts of the Borghese grounds, one finds broad meadows,sloping lawns, and a natural or artificial wild-wood, but it is inmost cases sharply distinguished from the formal part of thegrounds, in which there is no mixing of the two sorts ofgardening. Trees are used chiefly in two ways—f
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