The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 3: European Gardens (500AD-1850)

Sardinia Garden Design

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103.The island of Sardinia is extremely fertile, and the climate is remarkably fine; but, notwithstanding these advantages, from the want of resident landed proprietors, and the general poverty of the inhabitants, gardening can scarcely be said to be cultivated as an art of design and taste. The public promenades to some of the principal towns form the sole exceptions. The viceroy resides at Cagliari. (Azuni, Histoire Geographique, Politique, et Naturelle de la Sardaigne.)