by aditya abhishek
People love growing plants, humans have always associated themselves with nature. Even if they live in tall buildings but they always wish to have plants around them.
However, it started out as a means of survival, with early humans collecting & cultivating wild plants for food. Advancements in civillization led to changes.
According to historians, it is believed that gardening started in Egypt around 4000 years ago. The Egyptians cultivated gardens for both practical and aesthetic purposes
Egyptians used irrigation systems to grow crops such as wheat, barley, and flax, as well as creating ornamental gardens around their temples and palaces.
Later on, it spread to the rest part of the world. The Greeks were known for their love of beauty & symmetry. They started creating formal gardens with carefully arranged beds of flowers & shrubs.
Roman Empire started developing new techniques for growing garden plants & creating elaborate gardens filled with fountains, statues, and exotic plants.
In Japan, people developed informal style of garden which was used as a place for meditation & relaxation.
Today, millions of people enjoy gardening. It brings them closer to nature and let them explore their inner strength & help them heal.
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