Garden History

Garden History

Course Code BHT329
Qualification Statement of Attainment
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence
Duration 100 Hours

Garden History Course Online Distance Learning
  • Introduction
  • Ancient Middle Eastern Gardens
  • Chinese Gardens
  • UK Garden History
  • Important English Landscapers
  • Europe; Spanish Gardens, Monastery Gardens, Le Notre
  • The World; Olmstead, Burle Marx, Australian Bush Garden, Permaculture
  • The World's First Plant Collectors
  • Reasons for Studying Garden History
  • Scope of Garden Conservation Development of Private Gardens
  • Early Private Gardens
  • Persian Gardens
  • Sino Japanese Gardens
  • Hispano Arabic Gardens
  • Italian
  • French
  • English Development of Public and Commercial Landscapes
  • Earliest Public Gardens
  • Development of the English Park
  • The Park Today
  • Factors Influencing Development of Parks
  • Streetscapes and Public Landscapes Great Gardens & Gardeners of the World
  • Villa D'Este
  • Villa Lante
  • Vaux-le-Viconte
  • Versailles
  • Stowe
  • Hidcote Manor People who Influenced Gardens
  • Sir Frances Bacon
  • Joseph Furttenbach
  • Sir Joseph Banks
  • Edward Beard Budding
  • Dr Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward
  • Plant Collectors -review of around 40 important collectors over the 19th and 20th centuries Globalisation of Gardens
  • Indian Influences
  • Chinese Influences
  • Japanese Influence
  • Eclecticism in the nineteenth and twentieth century
  • Resurgence of the Renaissance Garden
  • Influence of William Robinson and Gertrude Jeckyll
  • Burle Marx
  • Permaculture Gardens Scope and Nature of Modern Garden Conservation
  • Introduction
  • Approaches to Conservation
  • Conservation Policy
  • Collecting Information for Garden Conservation
  • Storing Information for Garden Conservation The Role of Organisations in Garden Conservation
  • English Heritage
  • Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  • The Impact of Registering Sites
  • CABE Space
  • National Trust
  • Royal Horticultural Society
  • Garden History Society
  • AGHS
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