Here will be the educational components for a education program on herb gardens
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.
The type of garden would depend on the class of society. Whimsical elements, such as
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MATERIAL IN LAKEVIEW TO FOCUS ON
TEACHER RESOURCES focusing on Herb Gardens
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