The concept of ‘Ornamental Farm’, though in a slightly different form, first appeared in the work of Stephen Switzer, a garden designer and writer describing early English gardens in the 18th century, and meant an ornamental farm. This form of the garden was to make the estate more attractive, without changing its basic function and purpose. On the one hand, the farm was to bring profit and perform utility functions, and on the other hand, the aristocratic residence was to be surrounded by an attractive enclave for recreation and relaxation. At the same time, such a way of managing the land could sensitize people and visitors to the beauty of it. From 1790, the term ‘ornamental farm’ also described farm buildings. Such an ornamental farm was established at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries by Count von Reden in Bukowiec.
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