The Garden Guide

Girardin, R-L

Born - Died : 1735 - 1808

A French nobleman who designed his estate at Ermenonville in the Serpentine Style. Girardin also wrote a book: De la Composition des paysages, ou, des moyens d'embellir la nature autour des habitations, en y joignant l'agreable a l'utile (Geneva, 1777) which was translated into English and published in as Girardin's Essay on the means of improving and embellishing the country round our habitations (London, 1783)

Gardens designed by Girardin, R-L