The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 4: British Gardens (1100-1830)

History of gardening in Ireland

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3. Gardening in Ireland, as an Art of Design and Taste 616. Of the ancient state of gardening in Ireland very little is known. A short Essay on the Rise and Progress of Gardening in Ireland, by J. C. Walker, is given in the Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy (vol. xiv. part 3.), from which we shall glean what is available for our purpose.