The Persian Garden

Read on to learn about the key features of Persian gardens and the influence they have had on Europe and beyond.

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Great British Artists: JMW Turner

Regarded as a national treasure, Joseph Mallord William Turner was denounced as much as he was lauded during his lifetime. Read on to learn more of this...

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Pleasure Grounds, Naturalism and Beyond

Pleasure Grounds, Naturalism and Beyond

Romans, Renaissance and the Picturesque

Romans, Renaissance and the Picturesque

A Short History of the English Garden

A Short History of the English Garden
Sunset at Chania

Top 10 Sites of Crete

Crete provides everything for a perfectly balanced trip. Between coastal and bucolic landscapes, diverse and rich history and cultural identity, and a unique...

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Rubber Latex in India, Avinash Bhat, Flickr Creative Commons

Study Guide: A Short History of Rubber

A plant that before 1492 had never existed outside the Amazon basin now dominates the Southeast Asian ecosystem.

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Biorfarm Organic Produce

The World’s Most Impressive Organic Farms

These organic farming entrepreneurs have taken the act of producing unmeddled-with food to new heights — both undoing damage done by conventional farming...

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The Suffolk Countryside

City Escapes: Suffolk

Suffolk is one of England’s most traditional counties. Predominantly comprised of low lying and flat farming countryside, with a picturesque coast on the...

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Chiswick House Gardens

Building England: Chiswick House

The gardens and the villa take inspiration from the architecture and gardens of ancient Rome, such as the Emperor Hadrians Villa at Tivoli.

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