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Herb Gardens

 

Here will be the educational components for a education program on herb gardens

PRE-VISIT HANDOUT

LESSON OUTLINE
Medieval Herb Gardens
Formal Garden layouts

Colonial gardens and Herb use
During this time 90% of people were farmers and gardens were very practical, including fruit trees and local berries.  A fence would be around the kitchen garden, to keep out the wild animals. 

Post-Revolutionary War Gardens
Generally more flowers were used and ornamental pieces such as sundials, benches and arbors.  A greater variety of plants were available and trees might be plated just for ornamental purposes, grouped to look natural.  Lawns would have been maintained by mowing by hand with a scythe.

Victorian Gardens
The type of garden would depend on the class of society. Whimsical elements, such as

 

View Garden Show

 

MATERIAL IN LAKEVIEW TO FOCUS ON

POST-VISIT QUESTION SHEET

TEACHER RESOURCES focusing on Herb Gardens

 

 

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