Kōrero: Public gardens

Knot garden, Dunedin Botanic Garden

Knot garden, Dunedin Botanic Garden

Knot gardens are laid out in geometrical designs with box or lavender enclosing beds of herbs and aromatic plants. They were popular in Elizabethan England, and this knot garden in the Dunedin Botanic Garden is a replica of Shakespeare’s garden at Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Dunedin Botanic Garden

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Public gardens - The oldest public gardens', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18813/knot-garden-dunedin-botanic-garden (accessed 22 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008