He intended it to be filled with roses and placed within a parterre of small flowers in radial beds edged by dwarf boxwood.
The queen's bedchamber sits daintily festooned with floral pinks and lilacs in a combination with gold, overlooking the south parterre .
In addition there was a parterre of plants chosen for their scent: myrtles, jasmine, roses and lilacs, which were replaced when they began to fade.
She has made her own additions, which include a new herb garden by the house, in a box parterre , and a dry gravel garden enclosed by a copper beech hedge on the site of the old swimming pool.
There was a tennis court hidden in the old kitchen garden, a swimming pool beside the parterre , a private terrace outside the room of the spinning Carmen for breakfast in the sun.
The most striking feature of my own shady front garden is a classic parterre of low box hedging, infilled with Portland stone gravel and shade-tolerant double-white busy Lizzies.
he was planting bulbs in the parterre for a spring display
Lying to the north of the mansion and set among newly planted wild meadows, the seed bank adds to the attractions with a winter garden and parterre open to the public.
Accommodation in the Park Theatre's pit, however, was still primitive, since it had not yet evolved into the parterre of later years as the locus of a playhouse's best seats.
In the formal gardens, the grandest expanse of all running the full length of the house is the Italian garden, laid out as a geometric parterre with herbaceous plants.