Gardening is an integral part of the history of landscape
architecture. Without the knowledge of Gardening, plants
would easily die out and there will be nothing for people
to admire in lawns and parks everywhere in the world.
This article takes a peek at the history of Gardening
beginning from ancient times to today’s society.
people have appreciated having vast lawns and gardens in
their households for a long time. Even in ancient Egyptian
tombs, there are illustrations that show ponds surrounded
by different types of trees which are evidence of how
Gardening flourished even at that time.
The civilizations that came after Egypt and Persia
continued with this tradition of having a vast expanse of
gardens. These include the Ancient Greeks and Romans.
But Gardening isn’t an entirely Western activity. Even the
ancient Chinese and Japanese have built landscapes in their
Their designs are usually aimed at replicating natural
landscapes such as mountains and rivers.