knot garden


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knot garden

n
(Horticulture) (esp formerly) a formal garden of intricate design
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knot garden


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A garden design based on an intricate pattern of beds, often geometric and symmetrical, edged by low-growing clipped hedges.
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Visitors can hear about 16th century attitudes to health and exercise, and find out about their food and drink at the traditional knot garden's vegetable and herb patches.
At Moseley Old Hall you can explore the quiet peace of the gardens, admire the intricate decorative knot garden and find a nook to sit and enjoy the sunshine and sense of history.
Beautiful borders, with hanging baskets and a tiny knot garden will welcome visitors into Harvington Hall.
This iconic timber framed Tudor manor house features a moat and manicured knot garden.
Because there are no set rules for this type of garden, potagers come in all shapes and sizes, and vary drastically from the freestyle flow of a cottage garden, to the geometric rigidity of a knot garden, and everything in between.
The fine example at Little Moreton Hall (Cheshire) features a Knot garden which became a standard feature in many Tudor and Stuart gardens.
These included donations to the local Fast Aid Group, 4th Knowle Sea Scouts, Dorridge Primary school, the refurbishment of Chadwick End Village Hall kitchen, MyAware, Meningitis Now, refurbishment of Knowle Knot Garden and memorial benches in Knowle and Dorridge.
There are park-like grounds with lawns and a wonderful knot garden with interesting topiary, follies and ruins with copper beech and willow trees as a backdrop.
It makes a crisp edging for flower beds and wonderful parterre or knot garden.
Which British composer wrote The Midsummer Marriage and The Knot Garden? A Sir William Schwenck Gilbert B Sir Michael Tippett C Sir Arthur Sullivan D Andrew Lloyd-Webber 13.
Enjoy the topiary walk and knot garden, then head into the orchard to see wild flowers and the rose arch.
Also featured is Maynard's very first garden of his own, at Guanock House in Norfolk, where over ten years he created a formal layout - including a kitchen garden, herbaceous borders and a knot garden - from a field.