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What is an English Garden?

What is an “English Garden”? We all know the answer don’t we? Especially in 2016 The Year of the Garden. Even though not all of the readers of this blog are in England I’m sure the words “English Garden” conjure up familiar and comfortable images in your mind. Maybe grand herbaceous borders or expansive Capability Brown landscapes…maybe cottage gardens stuffed with roses and hollyhocks  or neatly trimmed lawn  with croquet hoops… box topiary, stone urns and lead statues…suburban bedding plants or workday productive allotments?  Actually maybe defining an English garden isn’t quite that simple after all. Continue reading this Parks & Gardens UK blog...