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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

tools and technology

tools and technology  

Tools for gardening have remained remarkably unchanged, and technology, except for the 20th-century development of power tools of one kind or another and the late 20th-century influence of computers, ...
Erwin Barth

Erwin Barth  

(1864–1933), German landscape architect who was an outstanding personality in his profession in the first third of the 20th century.Barth's most famous work before the Second World War was ...
Calcutta Botanic Garden

Calcutta Botanic Garden  

Calcutta, India. Known since 1950 as the Indian Botanic Garden, throughout the 19th, and for much of the 20th century, this was one of the great botanic gardens of the ...
Altamont Garden

Altamont Garden  

County Carlow, Ireland, was laid out in the 20th century as the setting for a mid 18th-century country house, but the site goes back at least to the 16th century. ...
Amsterdam Bos

Amsterdam Bos  

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, the Netherlands, is, with its 660 hectares/1,630 acres, one of the largest 20th-century public parks. It was innovative in its concept, avoiding the words ‘park’ and ...
Clausholm

Clausholm  

Randers, Denmark. The sharply sloping terrain which falls 20 m/70 ft from the home farm inspired a terraced garden of Italian character in 1723, planned by architect J. C. Krieger ...
Clotilde, Santa

Clotilde, Santa  

Near Lloret de Mar, Catalonia, Spain. The Costa Brava became a fashionable place to live, or to have a holiday home, in the early 20th century. This estate was acquired ...
Chanticleer

Chanticleer  

Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA, is a 12.5-hectare/31-acre garden, opened to the public in 1993, that is known for its imaginative plantings. The garden surrounds an early 20th-century summer house in a ...
Danubian Gardens

Danubian Gardens  

Bulgaria, is the generic name for several riverside public parks in cities along the river Danube, most of which were laid out at the beginning of the 20th century. The ...
Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden  

Phoenix, Arizona, USA, is set in an arid valley landscape punctuated by the red rock buttes of Papago Park, and contains within its 20 hectares/50 acres one of the world's ...
Flamengo, Parque do

Flamengo, Parque do  

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, the most important urban shoreline park created in South America in the second half of the 20th century. The project was designed ...
Oudolf, Kwekerij Piet

Oudolf, Kwekerij Piet  

Hummelo, Gelderland, the Netherlands, is one of the most renowned nurseries of the end of the 20th century. It was started in 1982 by Piet (b. 1944) and Anja Oudolf ...
Royal Moerheim Nurseries

Royal Moerheim Nurseries  

Dedemsvaart, Overijssel, the Netherlands, were founded in 1888 by Bonne Ruys (1865–1950) and were one of the most important perennial nurseries in the early 20th century. Ruys was encouraged by ...
Roseto, Villa II

Roseto, Villa II  

Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Designed by Pietro Porcinai, Italy's most important 20th-century landscape architect, in the early 1960s, the garden reflects Renaissance ideas of balance and proportion ...
Middleton Place

Middleton Place  

Charleston, South Carolina, USA, is among the oldest (if not the most senior) landscaped estates in America, a gracious 18th-century southern plantation (then some 20,000 hectares/50,000 acres) ...
Heinrich Friedrich Wiepking-Jürgensmann

Heinrich Friedrich Wiepking-Jürgensmann  

(1891–1973), outstanding German landscape architect in the first half of the 20th century.Before the First World War he designed gardens in various countries in Europe, such as Russia, Bohemia ...
Wakehurst Place

Wakehurst Place  

Near Hayward's Heath, West Sussex, England, is a 16th-century house which in the early 20th century was bought by Gerald Loder, of a distinguished gardening family with a particular interest ...
Bagh-e Golshan

Bagh-e Golshan  

Tabas, province of Yasd, Iran. The Bagh-e Golshan (8 hectares/20 acres) is in one of the most remote towns of Iran on the central Iranian plateau 600 m/2,000 ft above ...
Gibraltar

Gibraltar  

Wilmington, Delaware, USA, named for its high, rocky site, is a restored early 20th-century garden that was formerly the estate of Hugh Rodney and Isabella du Pont Sharp. Landscape architect ...
Huaqinggong

Huaqinggong  

Shaanxi province, China, lies 20 km/12 miles east of the city of Xi'an. The site of this garden below pleasant hills has long been famous for its hot spring. Early ...

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