The Garden Guide

Book: Sketches and Hints on Landscape Gardening, 1795
Chapter: Chapter 5: Concerning park scenery

Approah roads

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The approach-road to the house will be a feature on the lawn, both as seen from thence, and also from the high ground about the park. Cattle might be more frequently introduced than seems to be the custom of this country, especially sheep, than which nothing contributes more to enliven a lawn, and even to improve and fertilize its verdure; and though some objections may arise, from the nature of the soil, they are by no means insurmountable.