A Short History of Gardens by Gordon Campbell

By Gordon Campbell

Gardens take many kinds, and feature a number of capabilities. they could function areas of peace and tranquilty, the way to domesticate flora and fauna, or as locations to boost agricultural assets. Globally, gardens have encouraged, comforted, and sustained humans from all walks of existence, and because the backyard of Eden many iconic gardens have encouraged nice artists, poets, musicians, and writers.

In this brief heritage, Gordon Campbell embraces gardens in all their splendour, from parks, and fruit and vegetable gardens to decorative gardens, and takes the reader on a globe-trotting historic trip via iconic and cultural signposts of gardens from various areas and traditions. starting from the gardens of historic Persia to trendy day allotments, he concludes by means of seeking to the way forward for the backyard within the age of worldwide warming, and the adaptive spirit of human
innovation.

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