Renaissance landscape design

Renaissance Italian garden

I love Autumn

Betula Lenta or Sweet Birch. A beautiful tree, we love sweet birch for its cinnamon-colored peeling bark and triangular dark green leaves that turn beautiful golden-yellow in fall.

Yes, yes, a stone orangerie to go with my little chapel in the woods.

Photos: Scans by Dress, Design & Decor from French Garden Style, photos by Georges Leveque

Garden and pool of decorator and landscape designer, Michael Trapp.

Garden and pool of decorator and landscape designer Michael Trapp. Would even work in a small backyard. No one needs a huge pool.

Italian Renaissance Garden, Villa De Este

Italian Renaissance Garden Continued Which is Vizcaya and Which is Villa De Este

Oaks and California lilac at Moraga Vineyard; Nancy Goslee Power

Moraga Vineyard, California Garden by Nancy Goslee Power. Photography by Tim Street-Porter. Native oaks lightly shade a California lilac (Ceanothus griseus horizontalis 'Yankee Point') along a winding path across the hills.

Les Jardins de Sericourt by Yves and Guillaume Gosse deo Gorre.

This is the one garden we missed on our trip to visit gardens in Normany a couple of years ago. From: The Garden Wanderer: Les jardins de Séricourt, France

Botanical Gardens, Magic, Google Search, Formal Gardens, Hedges, Topiaries, Searching, Highlights, Luxury

I have spent the past few weeks dreaming about what Spring could bring and what I would like to see in our future garden.  I am meeting with our Landscape A

Gardens... and Spring...

hydrangea and wisteria - both have varied flower colors. Both are also seen in Old Southern landscapes. Hydrangea like rich damp soil with filtered sun. Wisteria will seek out light and do well in full sun.

Tuscany: Gardens at the La Foce estate, created in the 1920s & ’30s by British architect Cecil Pinsent

Tuscany's Val d'Orcia Travel Guide

Tuscany: Gardens at the La Foce estate, created in the & by British architect Cecil Pinsent (note: hedges, flowerpot things)