Welcome to The Tao of Garden

Gardening is simply the practice of cultivating plants. People grow ornamental plants to harvest their flowers, foliage, or to get dyes out of them. They are also grown for their overall appearance.

There are also plants that are cultivated for human consumption. They are consumed as fruits, vegetables and herbs for medicinal purposes.

When we talk about gardening the subject ranges from fruit orchards to long boulevard plantings. Gardening practitioners may specialize themselves in growing only one type of plant or they may also practice mixed plantings that involve many various plants.

Gardening requires active participation of the practitioner and it usually requires intensive works and discipline.
Here you'll find many tips and tricks that are related to gardening.

There are various methods, types and approaches to maintain a healthy and beautiful garden. You can find all of them here.

You may want to learn what's the proper way to landscape the yard, choosing the right soil, maintain the plants, growing indoor gardens, and many many more.

We also look forward to hear your insights, suggestions, and even requests around gardening and landscaping. So please don't forget to leave your precious comments...

Happy gardening... :)

Gardening And Its History

Trees and plants in the parks, lawns and the entire world are admired by every people.

For the better nourishment of these plants and trees one must know about gardening.

Gardening is the essential part of landscaping. So that is why to know landscaping it is integral to know about gardening and its history.

This article will put light to the history and evolution of gardening.

People for the long time have immense lawns and gardens in their homes. Even the earliest tombs of Egypt, were also the paradigm of gardening where there were trees which covered the ponds.

Even the one of the wonders of the world is the magical hanging gardens of Babylon. The great Persian king Darius had built this garden to dedicate it to his wife. The successors of Persian and Egyptian who are the Greeks and Romans had worked for the expansion of the gardening tradition.

Gardening does not stopped to the westerns only. The attraction o gardening activities arrived in China and Japan too. They also built landscapes in their temples. They mostly imitated the natural landscapes which comprises of rivers and mountains.

From 16th to 18th century the progress of lawns were very high. The gardening practices were revived in European countries in the middle ages.

At the beginning of 20th century when towns were planned gardening were taken into account while constructing the homes and the temples. Thus the gardening has played an important role in the creation of homes and buildings in the all over the world.

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