Entering another world – Moon Gate

First impressions in a garden are very important. Entrances and gateways must make a clear statement to draw visitors into the garden. A change of areas in a garden can bring an element of drama into the space. A moon-gate has been used in Chinese gardens have an expressive purpose. They frame the garden and signal a new space lies ahead. It also has the ability to highlight the view capturing a sense of adventure for the visitor.

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Kirsty Wilson

Horticulture is my inspiration! I am the Herbaceous Supervisor at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Photographer, Award winning Garden Designer, BBC Beechgrove Garden Television Presenter & BBC Radio 4 GQT Panellist. I want to inspire people to grow plants, connect with nature and have a positive impact on the world.

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