Story: Gardens

Inner-city garden

This inner-city garden has been designed as a sheltered, peaceful retreat from the busy world outside. This emphasis on privacy is in strong contrast to suburban gardens of the early 20th century, which were on show for the whole neighbourhood to admire.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gardens - Private gardens in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/18887/inner-city-garden (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008