Water Features
Montevideo Minnesota

The Effect of the Norman Invasion on Anglo Saxon Garden Design

The Anglo-Saxon way of life was significantly changed by the arrival of the Normans in the later eleventh century.Effect Norman Invasion Anglo Saxon Garden Design 2479072229404673.jpg At the time of the conquest, the Normans surpassed the Anglo-Saxons in building design and cultivation. But nevertheless home life, household architecture, and decoration were out of the question until the Normans taken over the entire populace. Monasteries and castles served separate functions, so while monasteries were massive stone structures constructed in only the most fruitful, wide dales, castles were set upon blustery knolls where the people focused on learning offensive and defensive tactics. Gardening, a quiet occupation, was impracticable in these fruitless fortifications. Berkeley Castle is possibly the most intact model in existence today of the early Anglo-Norman style of architecture. The keep is said to date from the time of William the Conqueror. A spacious terrace meant for walking and as a way to stop enemies from mining under the walls runs about the building. On one of these parapets is a scenic bowling green covered in grass and surrounded by an aged hedge of yew that has been designed into coarse battlements.

The Benefits of Having an Indoor Wall Water Element in your Home or Office

Your interior living space can benefit from an interior wall fountain because it embellishes your home and also gives it a modern feel. Your home or workspace can become noise-free, hassle-free and peaceful places for your family, friends, and clients when you have one of these fountains. Your employees and customers alike will take notice and complement your new interior wall water feature. Your indoor water element will most certainly grab the attention of all those in its vicinity, and stymie even your most demanding critic as well.

While sitting below your wall fountain you can revel in the serenity it provides after a long day's work and enjoy watching your favorite sporting event.Benefits Indoor Wall Water Element Home Office 2479072229404673.jpg All those close to an indoor fountain will benefit from it because its sounds emit negative ions, remove dust and pollen from the air, and also lend to a calming environment.