History of gardening
The history of ornamental gardening may be considered as aesthetic expressions of beauty through art and nature, a display of taste or style in civilized life, an expression of an individual's or cult...
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6 Early Amusement Parks
Local fairs and carnivals have been around since the Middle Ages, but modern amusement parks can trace their roots to the 19th century, when so-called “pleasure gardens” and “trolley parks” first flou...
Ashikaga Flower Park in May - Part 2 - Tochigi - Japan Travel, Tomoko Kamishima
The aroma of wisteria blossoms is in the night air. People who came here in the daytime are still enjoying flowers even at night in a tunnel of white wisteria, under the 1000 square meter purple wiste...
Claude Monet - Filmed Painting Outdoors (1915)
This is unique film of French Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), painting outdoors, 'en plein air', in his garden at Giverny. The footage is in two segments. Firstly we see the artist o...
This Is How You REALLY Use Cinder Blocks! #11 Blew Me Away
Here are 14 different, simple, yet super awesome ways to use cinder blocks. Any of these configurations will be a hit among your family and friends. Many people think cinder blocks can only be used fo...
Floating Flower Garden – 花と我と同根、庭と我と一体と βVer.
A floating flower garden with an infinite number of floating living flowers that fill up the entire garden space. Over 2,300 floating flowers bloom in the space. These flowers are alive and growing wi...
Claude Monet Masterpieces
This is a compilation of Claude Monet's most stunning paintings. Dedicated to all of our Art Fans and of course our Claude Monet Fans!
How Monet became blue chip: the language of wealthy art buyers
Painting of the Grand Canal expected to fetch up to £30m, amid surging interest from super-rich in Asia and Middle East
Ancient Structures | Hanging Gardens of Babylon
A terraced garden towering nearly 400 feet off the ground must have been a wondrous site throughout the ancient world, and its mystery has kept civilization captivated ever since it was first written ...
Villa d'Este, Tivoli, Italy
Built more than 400 years ago, this villa in the Italian town of Tivoli is one of the finest examples of renaissance architecture and gardens in the world.
The 'real site' of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon
A British academic believes she has identified the precise spot of the elusive Hanging Gardens of Babylon - in one of the most dangerous places on earth
Forget Versailles. Go to Vaux le Vicomte
MAINCY, France - Forget Versailles. There's a better, more intimate chateau just as close to Paris. Same designers, same scandalous history. It's the ultimate antidote to Fashion Week.
French Renaissance and Classical Gardens
Find out more about the most recognized gardens from the Renaissance garden of Villandry to the best example of Jardins à la française in..
A Dowager Duchess' Glorious Masterpiece
"Glorious" is a word that comes to mind whenever I visit Chatsworth. Not formidable and chilly like Versailles, but glorious. This is partly to do with the setting: from the west the honey-...
Feng Sui Japanese Gardens
Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon, SShAEst places on earth, where time flows differently. Often they are created by nature and we admire the beauty, harmony and majesty opened our eyes a picture, fr...
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one whose location has not been definitely established.Traditionally they were said to have been built i...
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Persian gardens
The tradition and style in the design of Persian Gardens, known as Iranian gardens in Iran (Persian باغ ایرانی Bāgh-e Irāni)or Bāgh-Sarai) has influenced the design of gardens from Andalusia to India ...
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Greek gardens
A distinction is made between Greek gardens, made in ancient Greece, and Hellenistic gardens, made under the influence of Greek culture in late classical times. Little is known about either.
Befor...
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Roman gardens
Roman gardens (Latin: horti) and ornamental horticulture became highly developed during the history of Roman civilization. The Gardens of Lucullus (Horti Lucullani) on the Pincian Hill at the edge...
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Chinese garden
The Chinese garden is a landscape garden style which has evolved over three thousand years. It includes both the vast gardens of the Chinese emperors and members of the Imperial Family, built for plea...
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Japanese garden
Japanese gardens (日本庭園, nihon teien) are traditional gardens that create miniature idealized landscapes, often in a highly abstract and stylized way. The gardens of the Emperors and nobles wer...
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Mughal gardens
Mughal gardens are a group of gardens built by the Mughals in the Persian style of architecture. This style was heavily influenced by the Persian gardens particularly the Charbagh structure. Significa...
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Medieval gardening
Medieval gardening, or gardening during the medieval period, was used by many and for multiple purposes. In many ways, gardening was the chief method of providing food for households, but also encomp...
Alhambra
Alhambra (/ælˈhæmbrə/; [aˈlambɾa]; Arabic: الْحَمْرَاء‎, [ʔælħæmˈɾˠɑːʔ], Al-Ḥamrā', lit. "the red one"), the complete form of which was Calat Alhambra, is a palace and fortress complex locat...
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Italian Renaissance garden
The Italian Renaissance garden was a new style of garden which emerged in the late 15th century at villas in Rome and Florence, inspired by classical ideals of order and beauty, and intended for the p...
Italian Renaissance garden - Wikipedia
Gardens of the French Renaissance
The Gardens of the French Renaissance is a garden style, initially inspired by the Italian Renaissance garden, which evolved later into the grander and more formal Garden à la française during the rei...
Gardens of the French Renaissance - Wikipedia