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~ Informative articles on the history of gardening and garden restoration ~

Gardens in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
The Barogue, Georgian and Victorian Garden



London's Tea Gardens during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by William B Boulton. A long essay on the uses of the many and varied pleasure gardens of London: much sex, tea and music and a touch of scandal among the shaded walks and shrubberies.

The Great Estate Park Gardens of the eighteenth century. An article by L Robyn O'Hara.

A brief description of London's Market Gardens in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Heated Walls in fruit gardens of the early nineteenth century

Crop rotations in the market gardens of eighteenth and nineteenth century Middlesex.

A brief description of dairy farming about London c. 1800

Fruit gardening in the 18th century, including information on walled fruit and espaliered fruit.

Manures, Composts and Fertilizers in use in the Early Nineteenth-century Garden.

A description of Buckingham House gardens in the early 1700s (now Buckingham Palace).

Preserving Garden produce (as relating to the 18th and 19th centuries)

See also the Maze Garden

Some brief words about Sir Hans Sloane and the Chelsea Physic Garden from 1871

An article on the growth of the Royal Horticultural Society

Contemporary Views of Baroque Gardens:

Views of eighteenth-century English gardens from contemporary sources.




Please also visit Old London Maps on the web as many of the maps
and views available there have plans and depictions of gardens from
the medieval period through to the late nineteenth century.

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