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date: 10 July 2020

kitchen garden, 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to the Garden
Author(s):
Susan CampbellSusan Campbell

the most utilitarian department of the garden, and also the most ancient. The cultivation of an orchard-cum-vegetable garden in close proximity to the household or community to which it belongs is considered by the archaeologist Helen Leach to be the earliest form of gardening. She cites evidence for kitchen gardens in the Near East dating from ... ...

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