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Potager - Kitchen garden
A potager is a French term for an ornamental vegetable or kitchen garden. The historical design precedent is from the Gardens of the French Renaissance and Baroque Garden à la française eras. Often flowers (edible and non-edible) and herbs are planted with the vegetables to enhance the garden's beauty. The goal is to make the function of providing food aesthetically pleasing.
purple flowers are in a green vase on a table
The Medieval and Renaissance Garden
Medieval to 16th century ~ Informative articles on the history of gardening and garden restoration ~
an old house is surrounded by greenery and flowers in the yard, as seen from above
Growing gardens for leisure by rich Europeans started in the late 13th century, and other uses were medicine (herbs), and fruit and vegetables. Walls protected the gardens' produce from animals and thiefs.
two people standing next to each other near a tree
It's About Time
Tacuinum Sanitatis, c. 1400 Hops
an illustration of two women picking corn from a field
Its About Time: Illuminated Manuscripts - Growing & harvesting flowers, nuts, herbs, fruits & vegetables in 1400s
Its About Time: Illuminated Manuscripts - Growing & harvesting flowers, nuts, herbs, fruits & vegetables in 1400s Art And Illustration, Historical Illustration, Medieval Life, Medieval World, Book Of Hours, Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscripts, Naive Art
Its About Time: Illuminated Manuscripts - Growing & harvesting flowers, nuts, herbs, fruits & vegetables in 1400s
an image of a woman holding a child in her arms and birds flying over her head
Millet, or what was left in the fields after harvest. The Tacuinum of Paris - late 14th century
an old drawing of a garden with many trees
Gardens on the Nieuwe Laan - 1701 - Watercolour on parchment, 238 x 414 mm Gemeentearchief, Delft
an elaborate garden in front of a large building with many trees and bushes around it
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Baroque garden of Sanssouci castle in Potsdam. Work was carried out between 1744 and 1764.
the garden has many different types of flowers
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Rousham - An 18th Century Garden in Oxfordshire by UGArdener, via Flickr
the garden is full of beautiful flowers and plants in it's own area with a gazebo
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18th Century Garden
a cross stitch pattern for a garden with flowers and a statue in the center,
All About Mary : University of Dayton, Ohio
The traditional Mary Garden has its roots in Medieval Europe. The plants and flowers in a Mary Garden represent attributes of Mary. It is similar to an English cottage garden, but with Mary-related names. A Virgin Mary statue is prominent.
this is an image of a large garden in the shape of a city with lots of trees and buildings
FLASH & FOOTLE
Bird’s-eye plan view of the gardens at Villa d’Este (Tivoli), Italy. Date 1560-1575 via