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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
raspberry

raspberry  

Fruit of Rubus idaeus. An 80‐g portion is a rich source of vitamin C; a source of folate and copper; supplies 6.4 g of dietary fibre; supplies 20 kcal (85 kJ). Black raspberry is R. occidentalis, ...
strawberry

strawberry  

Fruit of Fragaria spp., a perennial herb of American origin, introduced into the UK around 1600. An 80‐g portion is a rich source of vitamin C; provides 1.6 g of dietary fibre; and supplies 20 kcal ...
celery

celery  

Edible stems of Apium graveolens var. dulce. A 100‐g portion (two sticks) is a source of vitamin C; provides 2 g of dietary fibre; supplies 8 kcal (34 kJ). The seeds are used as a flavouring, and may ...
nut

nut  

Hard-shelled fruit of a wide variety of trees, e.g. almonds, Brazil, cashew, peanut, walnut: all have high fat content, 45–60%; high protein content, 15–20%; 15–20% carbohydrate. The chestnut is an ...
aubergine

aubergine  

The fruit of Solanum melongena, a native of South-East Asia, widely cultivated and eaten as a vegetable, also known as brinjal, egg-plant, and (in West Africa) field egg. Half a medium-sized ...
cucumber

cucumber  

Fruit of Cucumis sativus, a member of the gourd family, eaten as a salad vegetable; it is 95% water. A 50‐g portion provides 0.3 g of dietary fibre and supplies 5 kcal (20 kJ). See also gherkin. The ...
pear

pear  

Fruit of many species of Pyrus; cultivated varieties all descended from P. communis; the British National Fruit Collection has 469 varieties of dessert and cooking pears, and a further 20 varieties ...
oats

oats  

Grain from Avena spp., the three best-known being A. sativa, A. steritis, and A. strigosa. A 100‐g portion (raw) is a rich source of vitamin B1; a good source of protein, iron, and zinc; a source of ...
Thomas Church

Thomas Church  

(1902–78), American landscape architect and pioneer of what later became known as the ‘California style’.He evolved an original approach to the problems of 20th-century garden design, transcending ...
absinthe

absinthe  

A green aniseed-flavoured liqueur, originally flavoured with wormwood, although this is now banned owing to its toxicity; in the 19th and early 20th centuries drinking absinthe was regarded as a sign ...
endive

endive  

Curly serrated green leaves of Cichorium endivia. Called chicory in the USA and chicorée frisée in France. A 50‐g portion is a source of vitamin A (1 000 μg carotene); it supplies 5 kcal (20 kJ), but ...
Germans

Germans  

People of German-speaking background have migrated to Canada from the beginning of European settlement. By 1991 every tenth Canadian acknowledged German ethnic origin. Almost two-thirds of Canada's ...
onion

onion  

Bulb of Allium cepa; there are many varieties with white, brown, and red (purple) skins. A 60‐g portion, raw, supplies 20 kcal (80 kJ).
beef

beef  

Flesh of the ox (Bos taurus); flesh from young calves is veal. A 150‐g portion of most cuts is a rich source of protein, niacin, iron, and vitamin B12; a good source of vitamin B2 and copper; a ...
turnip

turnip  

Root of Brassica campestris eaten as a cooked vegetable. A 150‐g portion is a good source or vitamin C; provides 3 g of dietary fibre; supplies 20 kcal (85 kJ). Swedish or yellow turnip is swede.
public park

public park  

Garden, open space, or park open to and maintained by or for the public. From the time of C18 Enlightenment the desirability of providing public parks for the well-being of town-dwellers was ...
Acanthus

Acanthus  

(family Acanthaceae)A genus of shrubs and perennial herbs, most of which are xeromorphic and have spiny leaves. Some species are cultivated as ornamentals. The upper lip of the corolla is lacking. ...

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