The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 4: British Gardens (1100-1830)

John Evelyn on English gardens

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563. Evelyn, the well-known author of Sylva and other gardening books, flourished during this reign. In his Memoirs by Bray, published in 1818, are the following remarks on the gardens of England, in respect to taste and style: -