Garden
A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials...
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Wu Zetian's Bold Move at the Spectacular Longmen Grottoes
The Longmen Grottoes remain one of the most sacred places in China. Which is why they were a perfect place for Wu Zetian, the country's first female ruler, to make a statement about her power. From: ...
Making $35,000 Bonsai Scissors
When it comes to Japanese craftsmanship, knives often get all the glory. But in the city of Sakai, where traditional metalwork goes back centuries, there is one man who has built his legacy on somethi...
Fine dining at America's biggest home
The largest home in the United States is also a working farm. See how Biltmore Estate focuses on farm to table cuisine for their on-site restaurants https://cnn.it/2CcMXrl
The Botanical Garden of Algiers, Algeria
First stop in Algeria is the Jardin d’Essai du Hamma or the Botanical Garden of El Hamma in Algiers. The stunning garden, measuring 54 hectares provides visitors a cool walk through its walkways that ...
Peterhof (Petrodvorets), St. Petersburg
Peterhof (Petrodvorets), St. Petersburg, Russia Places & People
Paris shooting leaves one policeman dead and another injured as 'gunmen armed with AK47s' open fire on the Champs-Élysée in Paris
A POLICEMAN has died and another is injured after at least one gunman opened fire “with an AK47” in central Paris. Cops have said the shooting, which took place at the central boulevard…
Paris, France: The Rodin Museum
Auguste Rodin was a modern (late-19th/ early 20th century) Michelangelo, sculpting human figures on an epic scale, revealing through the body their deepest emotions. The Rodin Museum presents a full r...
Drought-Scaping @ Park Slope Design Park Slope Design
Bob Dylan’s “The Times They Are A-Changin” has new layers of meaning these days. Southern California is in the 4th year of a drought and this seriously influences how I, as a landscape designer, help ...
Inside Aleppo: the tale of the flower-seller
For most of the last five years there has been a small oasis of colour and life amidst the destruction and grief of rebel-held Aleppo. It's the garden centre...
Reports: Explosive Device Injures Man In New York's Central Park
An 18-year-old Virginia man was seriously injured by an explosive device in New York's Central Park Sunday, according to local media reports.
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...
How To Get To The Secret Spot In Central Park
The Hallett Nature Sanctuary in Central Park is now open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 2 to 5 p.m.
15+ Of The Most Beautiful Bonsai Trees Ever
Bonsai trees are awesome. Just ask Mr Miyagi. They look beautiful, they fit in your house, they encourage patience and dedication, they relieve stress, and they help to purify the air. What's not to l...
Dubai Garden Glow
Newly opened Dubai Garden Glow.
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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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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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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Byzantine gardens
The city of Byzantium in the Byzantine Empire occupies an important place in the history of garden design between eras and cultures (circa 4th century - 10th century CE). The city, later renamed Const...
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...
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...
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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...
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Giardino all'italiana
The Giardino all'italiana ([dʒarˈdiːno alˌlitaˈljaːna]) or Italian garden is stylistically based on symmetry, axial geometry and on the principle of imposing order over nature. It influenced the histo...
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French formal garden
The French formal garden, also called the jardin à la française (literally, "garden in the French manner" in French), is a style of garden based on symmetry and the principle of imposing order on natu...
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Remarkable Gardens of France
The Remarkable Gardens of France is intended to be a list and description, by region, of the more than three hundred gardens classified as "Jardins remarquables" by the French Ministry of Culture and...
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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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