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date: 21 October 2020

medieval gardens. 

The Oxford Companion to the Garden
Patrick TaylorPatrick Taylor

Gardens made in Europe between the collapse of the Roman Empire and 1500 (to take a slightly arbitrary date) are generally poorly documented. The beautiful illustrations which make modern books on medieval gardens seem so attractive are for the most part Flemish miniatures of the 15th century, almost none of which are known gardens and thus their accuracy cannot be corroborated from other sources. One rare exception to this is the early 15th-century painting in the ... ...

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