“Nature abhors a straight Line”

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Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Munich (OSM)

… at least according to the British architect and landscape gardener William Kent (1865 -1748). Munich’s biggest park, the “Englische Garten” (english garden) was modeled after that British understanding of a nature-like garden, a U-turn away from the French gardening philosophy prevailent at that time.

On this topic, see also Nature, keep out.