Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Garden

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The Garden Plants of Shakespeare’s Time:

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Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

      For the Shakespeare lovers among us, an introduction to the plants that might have adorned his Stratford garden. Enjoy!

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“Shakespeare refers with familiarity to a variety of plants, using their folkloric names and alluding to their popular uses. What’s in an Elizabethan garden?”

Source: Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Garden

Courtesy of the British Museum

Courtesy of the British Museum

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

The Creative Apothecary Loves the Elizabethan Garden!

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