Sources, Acknowledgments, and Links
Arano, Luisa Cogliati, editor. The Medieval Health Handbook (ISBN 0807608084). An English version of the Tacuinum Sanitatis, translated and adapted by Oscar Ratti and Adele Westbrook. New York: George Braziller, 1976. Cited as [TS]
Culpeper, Nicholas. Culpeper's Complete Herbal,1649. (ISBN 0-572-002030-3) London: W. Foulsham, 1952. This print edition had some entries not shown on the bibliomania site (listed below). Cited as [CCH]
Gerard, John. Gerard's Herbal, edited by Marcus Woodward, based on Thomas Johnson's edition (ISBN 1-85958-051-3). London: Studio Editions, 1994.
Harvey, John. Medieval Gardens (ISBN 0-917304-69-1). Beaverton, OR: Timber Press, 1981.
Parkinson, John. A Garden of Pleasant Flowers (ISBN 0-486-26758-X). Mineola NY: Dover, 1976, republished 1991.
Spencer, Judith, translator. The Four Seasons of the House of Cerruti (ISBN: 0816001383, 9780816001385), An English version of the Tacuinum Sanitatis. New York: Facts on File, 1984. Cited as [FSHC]
Tacuinum Sanitatis, original Arabic 11th C, European translations 12th-15th C. See Arano and Spencer above.
Culpeper, Nicholas. Culpeper's Complete Herbal,1649. Taken primarily from http://www.bibliomania.com/2/1/66/113/frameset.html, cited as [CCH].
Gerard, John. Gerard's Herball,1597. Edition of 1633, revised and enlarged by Thomas Johnson. Culinary quotes culled by Cindy Renfrow at http://www.thousandeggs.com/gerardp1.html, cited as [GH].
Plants for a Future, http://www.pfaf.org/index.html, cited as [PFAF].
Thank goodness my husband, Mark Dulcey, could figure out how to get this on line! I certainly couldn't.
Besides the sites mentioned above, some good ones are:
Medieval and Renaissance Gardens (notes from a class) by Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, aka Jennifer Heise
East Kingdom Herbalists' and Apothecaries' Guild, a group within the Eastern Kingdom of the SCA.
Bibliography of material available on agricultural practices in the Middle ages by Lady Pegasus Devona of the Barony of Bryn Gwlad, Ansteorra.
Apothecary gardens in history, an article from The Herbalist, newsletter of the Canadian Society for Herbal Research. © March 1989.
A BBC feature on Period Gardens
Pray Enter My Garden