The English garden, also called English landscape park, is a style of Landscape garden which emerged in England in the early 18th century, and spread across Europe, replacing the more formal, symmetrical Garden à la française of the 17th century as the principal gardening style of Europe. The English garden presented an idealized view of nature. Favorite Places, Stourhead Gardens, Perfect Picnics, English Gardens, Rivers T-Shirt, Pride And Prejudice, Wiltshire England, Bridges, English Landscapes
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Stourhead,Wiltshire 'A living work of art' is how Stourhead was described when it opened in the 1750s. Designed by Henry Hoare II as a series of carefully constructed views,like scenes from a landscape painting & at the forefront of the 18th-century English landscape movement.The garden was inspired by Dutch landscape paintings of the 16th & 17th centuries.These paintings did not capture reality but represented an ideal. Estate owners,no longer content to just hanging these ideals on the wall.