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Fishponds And Fountains In English Pleasure Gardens

As the cultivated ground of estates grew in size, it gradually came to be divided into compartments. These subdivisions were usually formed of latticework with square or diamond-shaped apertures, more........ Read More

Water Gardens: Today, Yesterday And Tomorrow

You might have only dreamt you could have a water garden, perhaps with a luminous fountain. Now you can easily have one purchasing some or all of the materials. It takes planning and effort, but the ........ Read More

The Basics Of Designing Gardens

Just like the Nike ad says "Just Do It," this is exactly the perspective one needs in getting good at garden designs. You can always move plants around your gardens and as your ideas and taste cha........ Read More

French And English Gardens Of The Middle Ages

The Roman de la Rose gives the best possible idea of both the French and English gardens of the Middle Ages. It was chiefly written by Guillaume de Loris, in the first half of the thirteenth century, ........ Read More

British Gardens During The Roman Years

To get a good picture of Romano-British gardens of antiquity, we must consider their prototypes in Italy. Horticulture in primitive Italy, as in other countries, was at its beginning merely intended f........ Read More

Water Gardens That Upset The Neighbours

Before going ahead with any plans on your water garden be sure to double check on all the safety measures. We all know the dangers that lurk where ponds and children are concerned but if all the stand........ Read More

Rock Gardens

While "Rock Gardens" is the modern name, another term used in connection with natural rock gardening is "rockeries". The biggest problem is to determine the plants that are likely to succeed under the........ Read More

Estheticly Pleasing Water Gardens And Pools

Water gardens or garden pools have become a popular part of landscape architecture in the United States. Water gardens are visually soothing and seem to connect people to the natural aquatic world. Th........ Read More

Gardens And Fountains In The Dark Ages

In the tenth century, the darkest of the Dark Ages, a period of great industrial depression reached its lowest ebb in Europe. Monasticism, for the previous two centuries on the decline, almost ceased ........ Read More

Holland – The Keukenhof Gardens

Holland is the land of tulips. When it comes to seeing tulips, no place in the world outdoes the Keukenhof Gardens. Keukenhof Gardens The Keukenhof Gardens are located to the southwest of Amsterdam........ Read More

English Pleasure Gardens

Above all, the pleasure garden was intended for the diversion of the chatelaine. As early as 1250 we learn from a contemporary record that Henry III, to gratify Eleanor of Provence, ordered his bailif........ Read More

Pleasure Gardens In The Age Of Queen Elizabeth

The fruitful age of Queen Elizabeth brought both the planning and the planting of the loveliest English gardens very nearly to perfection. When the other arts of the Renaissance had reached their matu........ Read More

Gardens In Post Norman England

The end of internal warfare in Norman England permitted the precincts of the castle to become less restricted without loss of security. At the close of the thirteenth and the beginning of the fourteen........ Read More

How The Medieval English Planned A Home And Gardens

Andrew Borde is the first writer who gave directions in English about how to plan a house and grounds. Much of his advice was practical, although often he saw fit to drag in a somewhat irrelevant quot........ Read More

Gardens At The Time Of The Norman Conquest

The Anglo-Saxon ways of living were greatly altered by the advent of the Normans in the latter half of the eleventh century. In architecture, as well as horticulture, the Normans excelled the Anglo-Sa........ Read More


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