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Garden Terminology Gleaned from Words Past but Inspiring Gardens to Come

Muiderslot Gardens

ARTICLE & PHOTOS BY:¬†ADRIA SPARHAWK HPSO Board Member & Owner of Thicket Nursery *** When my garden shop, Thicket, closes up for the winter months, I explore gardens for inspiration whenever possible. Last year I visited the Netherlands, and while researching historic gardens there I stumbled upon a fantastic website. They have an exhaustive list of fascinating historic garden terminology. I include here a few of my favorites, but please visit GardenVisit.com to get the whole shebang, as well as links to fabulous gardens, tips on growing, and purveyors of all things ‘gardeny.’ The images below are some lovely examples…