For example, the flowers in English gardens were planted not much they could be seen near the house and scattered patches throughout the site, the emphasis is on combining in some way shape, texture, color. Trees had to have several tiers, as in nature, some limes grown hawthorn bush, and their stems gracefully covered are small shrubs cotoneaster, The green expanses of joy to the eyes of its heterogeneity, unobtrusive and it was possible to see a variety of combinations of herbs. The real beauty of the garden is seen only as we move from one area to another. A harmonious complement to the landscape are natural or artificial ditches and shafts, and reservoirs with eroded shore line, the eye lovodnymi plants, pebbles and sand, babbling brooks. Winding paths, glades, devoid of clear outlines of shady trees, randomly located flowering plants built in the form of huts and farms. Shady crooked alleys, interspersed with open lawns with trees solitaire. Decorative flower desirable to have close to home, and space planting flowering field and woodland perennials. In the late 19 th century, influenced by William Robinson and Gertrude Jekyll was born one of the types of decorative flower garden in the landscaped garden – it's herbaceous border.
Began a decisive rejection of the slender rows of plants. Have been developed various rules of planting in a border plant. Requires a background in the form of a green fence or brick wall with traces of time, and perennials planted curb informal groups and strictly according to tiers: the tallest rear, and undersized – at the front edge, fencing off the curb on the lawn.