Gardening has been in vogue since the days a of Adam.
When, for disobedience, he was driven out of heaven, God said that he would have to labour hard to earn his livelihood. So when Eve span at home, Adam delved or dug in the field. This shows that digging of the earth has been in vogue since the beginning of the earthly life for growing fruits and vegetables. The culture of flowers was taken up at a later period when man had advanced in taste.
The growing of fruits and vegetables was a necessity. In the beginning these supplied man’s food. That is, man lived on these. A garden of fruit trees or plants is commonly called an orchard. But one of vegetables or small plants is called a garden, as a vegetable garden, a tea garden etc. An enclosed place where flowers or other beautiful small plants are grown is always called a garden, as the Shalimar Garden. By a garden now a day we generally mean a plot of land where flowers and beautiful plants are grown.
From the time imm'emoria1 man has been paying special attention to the cultivation and planning of gardens. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Kew Gardens of England are instances on this point. The botanical gardens everywhere prove man’s love of flowers and beautiful plants.
The Mughals were noted for their planning of gardens. During their reign there was…