Unique patterns and elegance sets Italian gardens apart, throughout the world. Italians have always been passionate about gardening. Unmatched beauty, elegance, sense of symmetry and style…the detailing is a visual treat.
The right combination of classic and contemporary, Italian style of gardening has become a trendsetter. Popular with farmers and villagers, everything grown in the garden had a specific purpose. Mulberry trees always had a prime spot, as farmer sold mulberry leaves to silk worm owners. Mustard and Poppies are planted to dot the wild flower meadows and provide fodder for cattle. Herbs and vegetables were cultivated to provide food for their families. Medicines were extracted from herbs for ailments and home remedies.
To interpret an Italian garden influence of historical events is important to gauge the elements which translate them into objects of desire. Control of Italian aristocracy, agricultural practices, war and availability of food has exercised influence on the patterns of Italian Gardens. The key factor is harmonious setting within the house and blending into the surroundings naturally. Low maintenance, cost and the environment, an Italian Garden is constructed around these three elements. The sub-factors are climate, altitude and soil.
The skill to merge house and garden into a perfect unit and create a painting like garden, that’s what Italian garden envisage. The house should be held together by a steep area on to confine a three speed terrace. The terrace has to be interconnected into complex system by stairs. Plants with a lineage and history add value and give an antique feel to the overall outlook.