The Garden Guide

Book: Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, 1816
Chapter: Fragment XxvIII. Containing Extracts From The Report On Woburn Abbey.

Planting modes 3

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The next bold effort of fashion, was that of departing from the equi-distant spaces, and trees were planted in patches of clumps, square [fig. 231, g] or round [h], alternately shewing and hiding the view on each side of the road; and where no view was required, a screen, or double row of trees, entirely shut out one side [i], while, in the other, the view was occasionally admitted, but still at regular intervals. This prevails in the drives at Woburn.