this site you will find information and articles on the
history of gardening (as well all manner of herbs, vegetables,
flowers) and on influential gardeners and garden designers
of the past, and links to heritage gardens around the
world for tourists and gardeners alike.
will also find articles on attitudes to landscape, plants
and animals through the ages, as well also original herbals
and cookery articles, recipes and books, drawing on the
resources of our private collection of rare and antiquarian
books. We also provide links to historic gardens around
the world that you can visit.
aim is to provide you with as complete a gardening historical
experience as possible - not just the garden, but as many
and varied aspects of life associated with the garden
and outdoor life as we can manage.