Healing Gardens

Therapeutic Benefits and Design Recommendations

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Author: Clare Cooper Marcus,Marni Barnes

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471192039

Category: Architecture

Page: 610

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Healing Gardens celebrates renewed interest in nature as a catalyst for healing and renewal by examining the different therapeutic benefits of healing gardens and offering essential design guidance from experts in the field. Generously supplemented with photographs, site plans, anecdotes, and more, Healing Gardens is a practical guide for landscape architects and others involved in creating and maintaining medical facilities, and useful reference for those responsible for patient care.

The History of Gardens

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Author: Christopher Thacker

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520056299

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

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Looks at landscape designs and notes the philosophical, cultural, social, and aesthetic considerations underlying gardens throughout the world from the era of ancient Greece to contemporary times

The Story of Maple Leaf Gardens

100 Memories at Church and Carlton

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Author: Lance Hornby

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781582610153

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 119

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The oldest and most famous arena in the National Hockey League has a history as rich as the team that called it home for 67 years. Here are 100 memorable people and events in Gardens lore: founder Conn Smythe, the great Leaf players and teams, the Beatles, Sinatra, rock concerts, wrestling, boxing, the first NBA game, circuses, ice shows, and orators. Includes fascinating trivia about the Gardens and a list of every event staged there since 1931.

Mughal Gardens

Sources, Places, Representations, and Prospects

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Author: James L. Wescoat,Joachim Wolschke-Bulmahn

Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks

ISBN: 9780884022350

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

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Gardens of the Roman Empire

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Author: Wilhelmina F. Jashemski,Kathryn L. Gleason,Kim J. Hartswick,Amina-Aïcha Malek

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108327036

Category: Art

Page: N.A

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In Gardens of the Roman Empire, the pioneering archaeologist Wilhelmina F. Jashemski sets out to examine the role of ancient Roman gardens in daily life throughout the empire. This study, therefore, includes for the first time, archaeological, literary, and artistic evidence about ancient Roman gardens across the entire Roman Empire from Britain to Arabia. Through well-illustrated essays by leading scholars in the field, various types of gardens are examined, from how Romans actually created their gardens to the experience of gardens as revealed in literature and art. Demonstrating the central role and value of gardens in Roman civilization, Jashemski and a distinguished, international team of contributors have created a landmark reference work that will serve as the foundation for future scholarship on this topic. An accompanying digital catalogue will be made available at: www.gardensoftheromanempire.org.

All About Creating Japanese Gardens

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Author: Ortho

Publisher: Meredith Books

ISBN: 9780897214896

Category: Gardening

Page: 112

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Getting started -- Designing a Japanese garden -- Elements of Japanese gardens -- Plants for Japanese gardens.

Medieval Gardens

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Author: Elisabeth B. MacDougall

Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks

ISBN: 9780884021469

Category: Architecture

Page: 278

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Garden Tourism

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Author: Richard Benfield

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780641958

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 257

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Garden visitation has been a tourism motivator for many years and can now be enjoyed in many different forms. Private garden visiting, historical garden tourism, urban gardens, and a myriad of festivals, shows and events all allow the green-fingered enthusiast to appreciate the natural world. This book traces the history of garden visitation and examines tourist motivations to visit gardens. Useful for garden managers and tourism students as well as casual readers, it also examines management and marketing of gardens for tourism purposes, before concluding with a detailed look at the form and tourism-based role of gardens in the future.

Gardens of Historic Charleston

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Author: James R. Cothran

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

ISBN: 9781570030048

Category: Architecture

Page: 177

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With the increasing interest in small-space gardening, Gardens of Historic Charleston provides a wellspring of ideas for planning or improving a garden of limited expanse. Using these ideas, individuals living in condominiums, townhouses, and cluster homes can create their own small-space sanctuaries and can incorporate the exotic plants that have become synonymous with historic Charleston - not only camellias and azaleas, but also tea olive, wisteria, star jasmine, gardenia, oleander, chaste tree, Lady Banksia rose, crape myrtle, and Carolina jessamine.