Global garden design


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RISC roof garden website RISC roof garden website

The RISC roof garden is a good example of a forest garden designed to maximise its educational potential.

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Andy Goldsworthy -Sculptor Andy Goldsworthy -Sculptor

A portfolio of Andy Goldsworthy's sculptures. The materials he uses are those to hand in the remote locations he visits: twigs, leaves, stones, snow and ice, reeds and thorns. Most works are ephemeral but demonstrate, in their short life, his extraordinary sense of play and of place. The works are recorded as photographs.

CASS Sculpture Foundation
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Weblinks - Seed Savers Weblinks - Seed Savers

Seed Savers has a useful powerpoint on the hows and whys of an Australian school food garden.

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Seed SA Seed SA

An interactive game with the aim of teaching you the basics of permaculture design. You need to put the objects on the right where they belong to have a perfectly designed garden. The information boxes also help to explain why these things belong at that exact place.
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Did you know?

My wild ancestors originated in Afghanistan over 3000 years ago

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I originated in the South American Andes mountains

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I originated in Southern Europe and Western Asia around 2000 BC ago

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I am part of the rose family and native to Central Asia.

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I am the world’s most important salad plant.

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I come from the Andes Mountains and was first cultivated about 7,000 years ago.

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I originated in South and Central Asia dating back to 3500 BC.

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Scientists are unsure whether I originated in Central Asia, Ethiopia or the Mediterranean.

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I originated in Central and South America

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My wild ancestors are fond throughout Asia and Europe.

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I am a delicious fruit, native to Eastern Asia, with wide culinary and medicinal uses.

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I originated in Persia (modern day Iran) and spread to China around 600AD.

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My small wild ancestors are found in temperate areas all over the Old World.

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I am native to the Central Americas and was first domesticated in Mexico, by at least 2600 BC.

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I am native to the Americas and was cultivated by the Aztecs as early as 700 AD.

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