Fascinating Victorian Gardens

The Victorians loved geometric and symmetric features in their outdoor gardens. They used extensive lawns, bedding gardens, vines/shrubs, and lavish lawn flower beds to fill their home landscapes. They were fascinated with tropical plants. Their quest for more lead to the wanton destruction of tropical forests. During this period, the development of the “Wardian” case changed the collecting process and literally changed the course of history.

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Betsy Alexander

A Master Gardener since 2005, Betsy has 8 programs with the Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau.