"Villa Castello was the project of first Duke of Tuscany Cosimo De’ Medici, and it begun when he was only seventeen in 1538. Designed by Tribolo, the upper garden included orange trees, and a lower garden had tunnels of citrus trees and cedars. A central axis featured a series of fountains. Marble monuments and grottos with mosaics, pebbles, sea shells, ponds with bronze statues and labyrinths were also included".
Villa di Castello, Tuscany, (1538) Villa di Castello was the project of Cosimo I de' Medici, first Duke of Tuscany, begun when he was only seventeen. It was designed by Niccolò Tribolo who designed two other gardens: the Giardino dei Semplici (1545) and the Boboli Gardens (1550) for Cosimo.