A guide to ancient gardening | History Extra

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Weekend Extra, Gardening in the Ancient World:

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Courtesy of Dale Chihuly

Courtesy of Dale Chihuly

     Regular readers of this blog know that I often post about gardens in healing environments and the power of the garden in our lives. Gardens are as old as recorded history and probably older. This post introduces you to Linda Farrar’s new book Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World. It is fascinating and the perfect complement to your time this weekend working in your own spring garden.

     All images are of Dale Chihuly’s glass works for the garden.

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From al fresco spaces for Roman dining to toiling gardeners immortalised on the walls of Egyptian tombs, Linda Farrar reveals how gardening was an important part of ancient life…

Source: A guide to ancient gardening | History Extra

Courtesy of Dale Chihuly

Courtesy of Dale Chihuly

Courtesy of Dale Chihuly

Courtesy of Dale Chihuly

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