garden

Home/Tag: garden
8 09, 2017

Who were the Aztec? Central American history

By |2019-03-04T12:08:30-07:00September 8th, 2017|Central America, Where|2 Comments

Aztec brazier (about 1300 AD) Mexica people move to Mexico Beginning in the 1100s AD, the Medieval Warm Period seems to have made it too hard to live where the Mexica were in North America. So the Mexica people moved south to what is now Mexico. The Mexica were relatives of the Shoshone and Ute people who lived in the Rocky [...]

23 07, 2017

Nasrid palaces – the Alhambra

By |2017-07-23T08:04:16-07:00July 23rd, 2017|Architecture, Islam, Medieval|0 Comments

Court of the Lions, Alhambra (1200s AD) By 1250 AD, the Christian kings of Spain had pushed the Almohads south so that they only ruled just the city of Granada, far in the south of Spain. Because they were such losers, the Almohads in Granada were soon overthrown by new Islamic rulers called the Nasrids. There in [...]

12 06, 2017

Planting crops – History of Farming

By |2018-04-19T10:27:39-07:00June 12th, 2017|Economy|0 Comments

An Egyptian using a hand plow (about 1400 BC) The first part of farming is planting the seeds in good dirt, so they can begin to grow. In most parts of Europe, North Africa, and West Asia, early farmers planted their seeds in the fall, around October. You can plant seeds one at [...]

11 06, 2017

Herb garden project – History of herbs

By |2019-07-02T08:23:38-07:00June 11th, 2017|Food|0 Comments

Herb garden project: Basil growing in a garden Grow what you eat Herbs are easy to grow, and can give you a sense of what people ate in antiquity and how they got their food. An herb garden project can be done at ground level, but for more accessibility consider a raised bed [...]