European garden history
The Gardenvisit.com website has several sections on European Garden History and on the garden history of individual European countries.
- A companion page to Tom Turner's, European Gardens: History, philosophy and design London:Routledge 2010 ISBN: 978-0-415-49684-1 with garden finder links to entries on most of the gardens discussed in the book
- The full online text of Marie-Luise Gothein's History of Garden Art, also with garden finder links to most of the gardens discussed in the book. This 945 page book was first published in German in 1913 and re-published in English in 1928. It remains the best overview of garden history
- The full online text of Tom Turner's English Garden Design: history and styles since 1650, also with garden finder links to most of the gardens discussed in the book This 238 page book was first published as a hardback book in 1986.
The Gardenvisit.com website also has maps and lists of gardens to visit in the main European countries and guides to garden tours..
The fastest way to gain an overview of the history of European garden history is:
Italian garden history
French garden history
German garden history
English garden history
Garden history style diagram