English country garden style is loved all over the world.
But many beautiful ‘English country’ gardens are not even in England.
So it can be quite a difficult style to define. I’ve asked a range of experts to say what they think English country style is, with tips on how to achieve it in your own garden. These are the key elements:
- Wide path or paths
- Large borders – even in a small garden
- Lots of flowers through the seasons
- Topiary or sculpture for winter interest
- Self-seeding plants
- A lawn