THE PENN STATE MEDIEVAL GARDEN

Links

A Modern Herbal by Margaret Grieve
800 varieties of plants are available online. Compiled in 1931 but still very interesting.
botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/mgmh.html

The Cloisters Museum
Part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the museum has a wonderful cloister garden and plant collection in addition to art and architecture from the Middle Ages.
www.metmuseum.org/visit/visit-the-cloisters

Culpeper's Herbal
The Complete Herbal was published in 1653 and is now available online.
www.bibliomania.com/2/1/66/113/frameset.html

Richters Herbs
Source for seeds, dried material and some seedlings. Located in Canada so items need to come through customs.
www.richters.com

Well Sweep Herb Farm
Good source of live plant material located in New Jersey near the Delaware Water Gap.
www.wellsweep.com

Penn State Arboretum
Adjacent to the Medieval Garden.
arboretum.psu.edu

Penn State Department of Plant Science
plantscience.psu.edu





Two boats on the lake are catching fish during Medieval times
This image provides a glimpse into formal garden to the right and pollarded trees in the rear. The two boats on the lake are catching fish with a seine net between them.