The Garden Guide

Book: The Principles of Landscape Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: Design Composition in Landscape Gardens

Design in hilly country

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1554. In hilly countries, or in any country where the surface is varied, the choice is neither made in the bottoms (fig. 266. a), nor on the summits of the eminences (c), but generally on the south-east side of the latter (b), on a raised platform, the rising grounds behind being planted both for effect and shelter.