I am relatively proud of this post and thankful that I do this sort of thing for a living. An interesting post on the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, in particular.

How many can you name? The ancient Babylonians and the greening of their cities? The first urban parks? Packing quite a blog post punch. Give it a read if you enjoy history.

Identifying the Hanging Gardens of Babylon: The Tamarisk and Date-Palm In love with all things archaic and ancient, today we turn our attention to the ancient Hanging Gardens of Bablyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world and a source of great mystery to historians. This being a botanical kind of blog, we will focus our attention on the plants that populated the Hanging Gardens, but … Read More


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