Roof gardens

HISTORY OF THE ROOF GARDEN IN NEW YORK CITY

HISTORY OF THE ROOF GARDEN IN NEW YORK CITY

The urban roof garden in Manhattan and other cities may have a significant precedent in ancient Pompeii! 

The landscape design of the Villa of the Mysteries preserved from Pompeii, AD 79 shows an entranceway which led to the peristyle, followed by the atrium and an extensive terraced gardens surrounded the villa on three non-entrance sides.  

The desire to create an aerial oasis recreationally at the Villa of the Mysteries could possibly be the same as at a firehouse 2,000 years later.  In an article from the year 1912...

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CINEMATIC GARDENS or MOVIE SCENES FROM THE GARDEN

CINEMATIC GARDENS or MOVIE SCENES FROM THE GARDEN

A few of our favorite film scenes shot in the garden from major motion pictures.  Garden design ideas abound in these scenes.  Please suggest a few of your favorite movie scenes in the garden after you enjoy watching...

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