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Unwind in an Enclosed Garden Sanctuary — Outdoors or In

Blog by Brad Herman | March 7th, 2013

We may think that garden rooms are a relatively new feature in garden design, but they actually go back a long way in garden history to the hortus conclusus — the enclosed garden. The Hortus conclusus started in the ancient gardens of Persia, Egypt and Mesopotamia, then reappeared in the Middle Ages and later as the core of 20th-century Arts and Crafts gardens.