Pets and Fountains

Anglo Saxon Gardens at the Time of the Norman Conquest

Anglo Saxon Gardens at the Time of the Norman ConquestAnglo Saxon Gardens  Time Norman Conquest 098337931639357.jpg Anglo-Saxons felt extraordinary changes to their daily lives in the latter half of the eleventh century due to the accession of the Normans. The Normans were better than the Anglo-Saxons at architecture and horticulture when they came into power. But there was no time for home life, domestic architecture, and decoration until the Normans had overcome the whole realm. Because of this, castles were cruder constructions than monasteries: Monasteries were usually immense stone buildings located in the biggest and most fertile valleys, while castles were built on windy crests where their inhabitants dedicated time and space to projects for offense and defense. The calm method of gardening was unlikely in these bleak bastions. The early Anglo-Norman style of architecture is exemplified in Berkeley Castle, which is most likely the most untouched example we have. The keep is said to date from William the Conqueror's time period. As a method of deterring assailants from tunneling beneath the walls, an immense terrace encompasses the building. One of these terraces, a charming bowling green, is covered grass and flanked by an aged yew hedge cut into the shape of crude battlements.

Rome’s First Water Transport Solutions

Rome’s First Water Transport Solutions Rome’s very first raised aqueduct, Aqua Anio Vetus, was built in 273 BC; prior to that, citizens residing at higher elevations had to rely on local springs for their water. When aqueducts or springs weren’t available, people dwelling at raised elevations turned to water pulled from underground or rainwater, which was made available by wells and cisterns. To provide water to Pincian Hill in the early 16th century, they employed the brand-new approach of redirecting the flow from the Acqua Vergine aqueduct’s underground network. The aqueduct’s channel was made attainable by pozzi, or manholes, that were placed along its length when it was first engineered. While these manholes were developed to make it much easier to maintain the aqueduct, it was also feasible to use containers to pull water from the channel, which was done by Cardinal Marcello Crescenzi from the time he purchased the property in 1543 to his death in 1552. Despite the fact that the cardinal also had a cistern to amass rainwater, it didn’t produce sufficient water.Rome’s First Water Transport Solutions 01458814294.jpg Thankfully, the aqueduct sat just below his property, and he had a shaft established to give him accessibility.

The Original Garden Fountain Manufacturers

The Original Garden Fountain Manufacturers Commonly serving as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and cultivated scholars, all in one, fountain creators were multi-faceted individuals from the 16th to the late 18th century. Leonardo da Vinci as a imaginative genius, inventor and scientific expert exemplified this Renaissance master. He carefully documented his observations in his now famed notebooks about his research into the forces of nature and the properties and mobility of water. Early Italian water feature designers altered private villa configurations into innovative water showcases full with emblematic meaning and natural beauty by combining imagination with hydraulic and gardening talent. The humanist Pirro Ligorio, celebrated for his virtuosity in archeology, architecture and garden design, delivered the vision behind the splendors in Tivoli. For the assorted lands near Florence, other water feature builders were well versed in humanist themes as well as ancient scientific texts, masterminding the incredible water marbles, water features and water humor.

The Distribution of Garden Water Fountains Manufacturing Knowledge in Europe Throughout Europe, the principal means of spreading useful hydraulic facts and fountain design ideas were the circulated papers and illustrated publications of the day, which added to the development of scientific development.... read more


Archaic Greek Artistry: Large Statuary Archaic Greeks were well known for creating the first freestanding statuary; up until then, most carvings were formed out of walls and pillars as reliefs.Youthful, attractive male or female (kore) Greeks were the subject matter of most of the sculptures, or kouros figures.... read more


Installing a Wall Fountain In Smaller Backyards Since water causes a reflection, small spaces will appear bigger.Increasing the reflective attributes of a fountain or water feature are possible by using dark materials.... read more


Where did Garden Water Fountains Begin? A fountain, an amazing piece of engineering, not only supplies drinking water as it pours into a basin, it can also launch water high into the air for a noteworthy effect.... read more


Landscape Elegance: Wall fountains Since garden water fountains are no longer hooked on a nearby pond, it is possible to place them close to a wall.Due to the myriad possibilities available, it no longer necessary to deal with excavations, complcated installations or cleaning the pond.... read more


The Genesis Of Garden Fountains A fountain, an amazing piece of engineering, not only supplies drinking water as it pours into a basin, it can also propel water high into the air for an extraordinary effect.... read more