Farming and gardening, animal husbandry, forestry
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-01 09:20
An article in the Lawrence Journal-World looks at Kent Whealy and the Seed Savers Exchange, a network of argriculturalists whose mission is to preserve the diversity of plants.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-03-22 12:48
Marlene Parrish, reporting for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, describes how the 150-year-old Teutonia Mannerchor club performs an authentic Schlachtfest (Slaughter Festival) on the north side of Pittsburgh.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-12 10:20
The Duchess of Northumberland has a black thumb, at least when it comes to her celebrated poison garden.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-02-01 15:25
Humans are not the only visitors to the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. Pigeons have found a goldmine in the tourist hotspot, leaving behind a mess and forcing officials to try a new approach in pest control: hawks.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-01-09 12:32
Prince Charles has offered some plants from his Highgrove estate for a proposed Elizabethan garden at a cottage in Cornwall, said to be the family home of Sir Francis Drake's first wife.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-08 21:20
British officals have sparked controversary with a decision to open every track and defunct highway for walkers and 4x4 vehicles.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-01 14:40
Roses have fascinated gardeners for generations. This short article looks at the history of the flower.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-12-31 10:34
Tuberculosis may have passed from humans to animals, and not the other way around, according to new DNA research conducted on bones from an abandoned medieval village in the Yorkshire Wolds.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-17 10:45
Archaeologists are trying to puzzle out the purpose of Paul Meale's duck pond. Was it a medieval swannery or a 19th century wildlife sanctuary?
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-03 20:25
The medieval garden at the Hotel de Cluny, France's National Museum of the Middle Ages, was inspired by medieval tapestries.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 17:20
Carthusia Perfumes, the "perfumes of Capri," are a collection of scents that date back to the 14th century.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-06-29 15:55
The British Library has recently acquired a 16-page pamphlet published by Wynkyn de Worde in 1497, the earliest known veterinary textbook printed in Britain.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-04-09 15:25
Dame Aoife discusses horses in the Middle Ages and Renaissance in the latest edition of Aoife's Links.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-03-11 19:38
As a special bonus, Dame Aoife shares links that are most appropriate for spring. Her topic is medieval gardens, with an emphasis on herb and knot gardens.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2003-04-09 16:50
The Easter season is upon us and Aoife shares annotated links dealing with food and farming for a medieval spring.