Saturday, May 28, 2016

17C Euro Gardens - Enghien - Orchards, Vegetable & Spice Gardens

Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch artist, 1645-1708) The Orchard, Vegetable, & Spice Gardens at the Renaissance gardens at Enghien near Hainault. The most practical component of gardens produced food.  Orchard, vegetable, & spice gardens formed an integral part of Enghien park estate. These garden segments were separated by formal, decorative high green hedges & were built on both sides of the entrance ways to the park.