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: ...
Peterhof (Petrodvorets), St. Petersburg
Peterhof (Petrodvorets), St. Petersburg, Russia Places & People
DIY Made of Old Tires
Cool ideas to use old tires in your garden and yard
16 Awesome Garden and Landscaping Edging Ideas
Here are 16 creative ways to make your garden edging more exciting, unique and low budget.
28 garden junk ideas - How to create unique garden art from junk
Let your garden be an expression of your personality. Make decorations from your old stuff to make sure that your garden design is unique. Garden junk ideas with old household items are countless. Con...
How to become a garden designer
Do you have a flair for creating dazzling plant combinations or an eye for good design? Have you considered turning your passion into a career and becoming a garden designer? Garden designers deal wit...
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...
Forest Sculptor Spencer Byles: A Year in a French Forest.
This project' represents my experiences throughout a twelve month period exploring the back regions of three unmanaged local forests making on site sculptures. The sites are in the region of La Colle ...
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 ...
Barensfeld Architecure Ramps Hilgard Garden Terrrace in California
The 'hilgard garden' by san francisco-based barensfeld architecture takes advantage of its sloping topography with a series of angular terraces.
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
Rhapsody in Blue: Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech
Paris meets Marrakech in the musn't-miss Jardin Majorelle, created in the 1920s by French painter Louis Majorelle and later owned by Yves Saint Laurent (it's also his final resting place).
A Magical Garden Where Clouds Grow on a Hillside in Provence
At the age of 69, Nicole de Vesian's real adventure started. After a career of designing hats and linens for Hermes, she decamped to Provence to embark on her most ambitious design project: a strange ...
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..
Landscape history
Landscape history is the study of the way in which humanity has changed the physical appearance of the environment - both present and past. It is sometimes referred to as landscape archaeology. It was...
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 ...
Persian gardens - Wikipedia
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...
Mughal gardens - Wikipedia