Stourhead House & Garden History of Pools and Fountaains
Ancient Egypt: Farming
__ "Most Egyptian people were farmers. Their main crops were the
staples of life - emmer wheat and barley for making bread and beer, and
flax for making linen cloth." A brief article about Egyptian farming.
Links to related material. - illustrated - From University of Chicago -
Garden History Society
promoting the study of the history of gardening and the conservation of
historic gardens. Publications, research, archives and book reviews.
The California Garden and Landscape History Society (cglhs)
is a non-profit, 501-C-3 organization dedicated to celebrating the
beauty and diversity of California’s gardens and cultural
Has the Garden of Eden been located at last? Travel back in time
BBC A history of gardening
Explore Britain's rich horticultural past with the interactive
gardening Timeline. From the Roman invasion to present day, read about
the key characters, gardens and plant introductions that has made
gardening so popular today
The Historic Gardens Foundation is a non profit-making organisation set up in 1995 to link everyone concerned with the preservation, restoration and management of historic parks and gardens.
All about beauty in nature and cultures past and present.
Articles on research techniques and methodology regarding plant histology, or the study of the tissue structure of plants
Mythology and Folklore of the Scots Pine, The - overview of its long and rich history in mythology.
The Museum of Garden History
was founded in 1977 at the former church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, next to
Lambeth Palace. A registered charity, the Museum seeks to illustrate
and preserve the history of gardening.
The Japanese Garden Database
is intended as a repository of information on the historical and
contemporary gardens of Japan as well as the gardens located outside
Japan that have been inspired by the culture.
Australian Garden History
These articles are excerpts from the 1920's textbook, A Year in the
Wonderland of Trees, by Hallan Hawksworth and Francis B. Atkinson.
Written from a biological perspective, the book aims at educating kids
on the importance of trees and the environment.
Gardening History Timeline from Ancient Times to 1700.
Forest A Journal of Horticulture, Landscape Art, and Forestry
(1888-1897) was the first American journal devoted to horticulture,
botany, landscape design and preservation, national and urban park
development, scientific forestry, and the conservation of forest
resources. The journal was established by Charles Sprague Sargent
(1841-1927), the founding director of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard
University. The Preservation Reformatting Division used LC
preservation specifications to produce this digital reproduction of
all ten volumes, comprising 8,400 pages and over 1,000 photographs
and other illustrations.
Online Flora Danica is a collection of folio-sized pictures
of all wild plants in Denmark that was compiled between 1761 and
1874. Some 3,000 images from copper-engraved plates are available.
Images are available on thumbnail images that link to half screen
jpgs. This site is provided by the Danish National Library of Science
and Medicine. The drawings and paintings, from the eighteenth and
nineteenth centuries, are excellent quality and searchable.
Plants of the Middle Ages Examination of the mythical plants
our Medieval ancestors believed in; with period illustrations.
Gardens of the Renaissance A visual tour of three Renaissance
Gardens and their relationship to the art of the period.
Canadian Gardens A history of gardening in Canada.
and Mythology Mythological references to gardening subjects.
Garden History A tour of the most famous gardens in Britian,
France and Belgium, plus notes on general gardening history.
Trivia Timeline The Timeline gives world history from the
viewpoint of a botanist. It is the story of plant discovery and use,
and addresses the roles of plants in human civilization. Information
included comes from secondary sources and compilations, which are
cited. We continue to chart events for the Timeline.
Australian Garden History Societyy Researching, enjoying and preserving Australia's gardening heritage, horticulture landscape design and architecture