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knot garden

An intricately designed garden in which ground cover plants, low shrubs or coloured earths are arranged in interlacing patterns resembling knots.

 

knot garden, Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire, England

View of the Elizabethan style knot garden, Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, designed and created in the late 20th century by the Luton Borough Council Parks staff and laid out with low hedges to resemble the intricate patterns popular in the 16th century. Photograph copyright:  Leicestershire and Rutland Gardens Trust.