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  Paradise garden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Persian paradise garden is one of the handful of fundamental original garden types from which all the world's gardens derive, in various combinations.
This layout is echoed in the four rivers of the Garden of Eden, and much of the use and symbolism of the paradise garden is derived from this connection.
In the east, the Persian garden gave rise to the Mughal gardens of India, epitomized by a late example, the Taj Mahal at Agra, and in the farthest west, to the paved and tiled courtyards with arcades, pools and fountains of Moorish Andalusia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paradise_garden   (530 words)

  
 Paradise garden -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Paradise garden is a form of (A plot of ground where plants are cultivated) garden, originally just ((Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death) paradise, a word derived from the (The script in which the ancient Persian language of the Avesta is written) Avestan language, or Old Persian.
Its original meaning was a walled-in compound or (A plot of ground where plants are cultivated) garden; from pairi (around) and daeza or diz (wall, brick, or shape).
Examples of the paradise garden and its derivatives can be seen today in many of the (Click link for more info and facts about historic gardens) historic gardens of (Click link for more info and facts about Islamic) Islamic and (A native or inhabitant of Europe) European countries.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/p/pa/paradise_garden.htm   (442 words)

  
 Paradise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word paradise is derived from the Avestan word of pairidaeza (a walled enclosure), which is a compound of pairi- (around), a cognate of the Greek peri-, and -diz (to create, make).
Sources as early as Xenophon in his Anabasis report the famed Persian "paradise" garden.
In Achaemenid Persia, possibly earlier (in Mesopotamia?), the term was not just applied to 'landscaped' gardens but especially to royal hunting grouns, the earliest form of wildlife reserve, destined for hunting as a sport; in various cultures in contact with nature, paradise is portrayed as eternal hunting ground, not just in relatively primitive cultures (e.g.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paradise   (262 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Garden of Eden
In the development of Jewish eschatology which marks the post-Exilic epoch the word paradise or "Garden of God", hitherto mainly associated with the original dwelling-place of our first parents, was transferred to signify the future abode of rest and enjoyment which was to be the reward of the righteous after death.
According to this description the entrance to paradise is made through two gates of rubies beside which stand sixty myriads of holy angels with countenances radiant with heavenly splendor.
According to the prevailing interpretation of Catholic theologians and commentators, paradise in this instance is used as a synonym for the heaven of the blessed to which the thief would accompany the Saviour, together with the souls of the righteous of the Old Law who were awaiting the coming of the Redeemer.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14519a.htm   (1082 words)

  
 City of Reno - Teglia's Paradise Community Garden Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In exchange for the free garden plots, all participants must donate a portion of their crop yield to a selected charity.
Resident involvement is crucial to the future of the garden.
Gardening can be a challenge in the Truckee Meadows, but from the success of this program, wonderful things can grow in Reno.
www.cityofreno.com /res/com_service/parks/paradisecommunitygarden.php   (270 words)

  
 Garden Watchdog: The scoop on 'Paradise Garden'
Paradise Garden is a mail-order retailer specializing in new and hard-to-find clematis, daylilies, hosta, iris, peonies, ornamental grasses, perennials, bulbs and ornamental shrubs.
Paradise Gardens is wonderful have purchased plants from them the last three seasons bigger plants mean faster fuller garden.
Paradise Garden did not have the plants I ordered so they substituted without asking me. In addition to sending some of what I ordered they took it upon themselves to send red and yellow colored peonies in place of what they lacked.
davesgarden.com /gwd/c/333   (4403 words)

  
 Japanese Garden History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first style of Japanese garden was the paradise garden, which appeared primarily during the Heian period (785-1184).
The rules are designed to ensure a proper balance of yin and yang, to harmonize the garden with the forces of the earth, and also to avoid arousing the wrath of the shinto spirits in the stones and other elements of the garden.
The gardens tended to be refinements of earlier styles or attempts to recreate the beauty of earlier famous gardens.
www.honors.uiuc.edu /ealc15097/Resor-Gausebeck/historyjapan.html   (855 words)

  
 Highline Botanical Garden History Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Using a garden hose and a shovel, Elda designed a sinuous path system that, as garden maven and KIRO AM radio host Ciscoe Morris points out, offers "a surprise around every corner." Edging the borders is a 1000 foot journey into beauty.
With the eye of a designer and the energy of a youth (she was nearing her 60s when this garden began taking shape), Elda worked over 30 years to transform her 'Paradise Garden.' Turning a suburban tract lot into a glorious four season display of the world's horticultural treasures.
Elda spent so much time in her garden she often jokes that "Ray had to learn to cook." If Ray's culinary efforts were half as spectacular as Elda's horticultural results, dinner invitations to the Behm household must have been accepted with glee.
www.highlinegarden.org /history.html   (1095 words)

  
 Paradise Waters Garden LTD Home Page
Paradise Water Gardens, LTD is located on Route 18, just south of Route 27 in rural Whitman, Massachusetts.
Japanese Gardens or Semi Japanese Gardens are easily attained with a garden pool as a focal point.
You'll not regret this discovery of the Joy of Water Gardening.
www.paradisewatergardens.com   (411 words)

  
 Elda Behm's Paradise Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Elda's original garden was relocated by the Highline Botanical Garden Foundation to save the thousands of plants Elda had grown from seeds and cuttings.
The garden was condemned in 1997 to make way for the Port of Seattle's 3rd runway expansion at SeaTac airport.
The focal point of the Paradise Garden is a recirculating water feature designed by Russell Water Gardens.
www.highlinegarden.org /behms_paradise_garden.html   (157 words)

  
 CNN - Books: Reviews -"The Paradise Garden" - June 25, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
(CNN) -- The Paradise Garden is a peaceful yet poignant tale of Peter, a young boy whose family life is in turmoil.
In one scene, Peter savors his new found home: "Surrounded by trees from around the world were quiet lawns and secret places that felt like the middle of the country, where the grass was long and squirrels buried acorns under the bushes.
The Paradise Garden is truly a book that can be enjoyed by both parents and children.
www.cnn.com /books/reviews/9806/25/paradise.garden.cnn   (432 words)

  
 The Garden of Paradise. Andersen, Hans Christian. 1909-14. Tales. The Harvard Classics
Of every people, and of every land he could get intelligence; but there was not a word to tell where the Garden of Paradise could be found, and it was just that of which he thought most.
But when he became a bigger boy, and learned more and became wiser, he understood well that the splendor in the Garden of Paradise must be of quite a different kind.
There she slept already, beautiful as only a fairy in the Garden of Paradise can be.
www.bartleby.com /17/3/7.html   (4720 words)

  
 JS Online: No creatures hurt, no thing wasted in Paradise Garden
She's proud - particularly proud - of "Paradise Garden," as the sign reads in front of her modest Waukesha home.
A grape arbor planted by her father is part of the vineyard-garden next to Paradise's Waukesha home.
In her garden, scraps of carpeting are mulch.
www.jsonline.com /news/wauk/sep04/261211.asp?format=print   (989 words)

  
 The Outsider Pages - Interesting Ideas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Finster's family is managing the Garden more like a tourist trap, which isn't the worst possible fate.
In any case, when I shot these images Finster was already gearing up for the assembly line approach he took in the '90s.
But the Garden still contained much of his greatest work, even if the battle against natural decay (much less voracious collectors) was being lost.
www.interestingideas.com /out/finster   (393 words)

  
 Gardening tips and family fun - Gardener's Paradise
GARDENER'S PARADISE provides many ways to reap the treasures of your garden throughout the entire year.
Stop by the Garden Market for a wide variety of resources to meet your Gardening needs.
GARDEN TRIVIA includes some useful, some useless but all amusing tidbits of information about a variety of garden plants, critters and events.
gardeningtips.org   (485 words)

  
 Hans Christian Andersen: The Garden of Paradise
He believed it all then; but as he grew older, and learnt more and more, he became wise enough to understand that the splendor of the garden of paradise must be very different to all this.
She was lying already asleep, beautiful as only a fairy in the garden of paradise could be.
There also blooms a garden of paradise, and if he is good and pious he will be admitted; but if his thoughts are bad, and his heart is full of sin, he will sink with his coffin deeper than the garden of paradise has sunk.
hca.gilead.org.il /paradise.html   (5045 words)

  
 Howard Finster: Paradise Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
85-87), but Finster's so-called "Paradise Garden" is especially striking in its overtly evangelical theme.
There are certainly curious details, like the jar containing the tonsils of a boy who visited the garden immediately following their removal.
The purpose of such pieces seems to be to provide the visitor with an interesting experience, to keep it fun and slightly weird, to bring in the crowds.
xroads.virginia.edu /~CAP/Finster/finster4.html   (321 words)

  
 Moviefone: Paradise Garden Movie
Synopsis: "Debauchery amongst the rich and famous" was the theme of the exotically produced Paradise Garden.
The NY Times review of Paradise Garden, a Fred J. Balshofer film starring Harold Lockwood and Vera Sisson.
The Walk to the Paradise Garden and Sir John Barbirolli's An Elizabethan Suite.
movies.aol.com /movie/main.adp?mid=1070446   (272 words)

  
 Paradise Garden Wooden Framed Fireplace Screen from Bellacor
Paradise Garden Wooden Framed Fireplace Screen from Bellacor
This exquisite garden screen features glorious and scrolling details.
For decorative use only- do not use when fireplace is in use.
www.bellacor.com /detail.cfm?ItemID=40366   (68 words)

  
 Welcome to Paradise Garden Online - Boracay's Premier Resort   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paradise Garden is an oasis of tranquillity situated on Boracay Island, Philippines, famed for its stretches of powdered-white sand beaches and crystal clear waters.
It is set in a 15,000 square meter landscaped garden with luxuriant tropical plants and trees, and three swimming pools.
It prides itself on its exceptional standard of quality and service in an idyllic five-star setting, promising you the holiday you have always dreamed of — the vacation you deserve!
www.paradise-garden.com   (96 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Garden Paradise 48" Wood Bench: Kitchen & Housewares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Relax in sophisticated style with this classic 48" wood garden bench.
Made of solid Nyatoh wood with a rich dark finish, the timeless design features contoured armrests and a slatted backrest with a curved top rail.
Matches pieces in the Garden Paradise collection of wood patio furniture, all sold separately.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000E6M9T?v=glance   (405 words)

  
 Paradise Garden Resort, Hotel Boracay, Philippines
has an area of 10,000 square meters in tropical garden.
This paradisiacal resort is bedecked with lush greens and fresh tropical floral.
Quiet and romantic - its tranquil ambiance makes it a lovely haven for lovers and families.
www.asiatravel.com /philippines/paradisegarden   (113 words)

  
 Paradise Garden Resort - Chiang Mai - Paradise Garden Resort reviews - TripAdvisor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paradise Garden Resort - Chiang Mai - Paradise Garden Resort reviews - TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor provides unbiased reviews, articles, recommendations and opinions on Paradise Garden Resort, Chiang Mai.
Be the first to write a user review and tell others about your experience!
tripadvisor.com /Hotel_Review-g293917-d557941-Reviews-Paradise_Garden...   (260 words)

  
 Marble Fountains | Wall Fountains | Garden Fountains | Tiered Fountain | Custom Designed Fountains
A perfect piece for your home or garden area.
This marble fountain is carved from three beautiful marble colors.
We are a leading Custom Marble Design Company with years of experience in the Design of intricate artistic pieces.
www.italianmarble.com /1fg-marble-fountains-pedestals.php   (807 words)

  
 Birds of Paradise Quilts and Shams
The cotton shell is prewashed to prevent shrinkage and filled with 100% cotton.
Birds of Paradise Twin Quilt, 68" x 90"
Birds of Paradise Garden King Quilt, 105" x 95"
www.wards.com /wards/inktomi_click.asp?product=58139   (112 words)

  
 Island Paradise Garden Accent Rugs
A tropical paradise awaits once this lush micro-hook rug is incorporated into your d├ęcor.
Intricate island floral and parrot pattern handcrafted of the finest 100% New Zealand wool with level loop construction for effortless care.
Island Paradise Garden Accent Rug, 3´ x 5´
www.charleskeath.com /ckeath/inktomi_click.asp?product=51393   (82 words)

  
 Paradise Garden
Here is the paradise wherein your dreams shall wreck no more.
rediscover the lost paradise hidden in the soul.
Click on the picture below to enter the collection of the works by Hubert Robert
oriman.topcities.com /paradise/garden.htm   (52 words)

  
 Garden Terrace, Paradise Valley | MyTravelGuide.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Home → Restaurants → United States → Arizona → Paradise Valley → Garden Terrace
Hotels Nearby Garden Terrace (+ Add nearby cities)
Improve the Garden Terrace listing by providing a photo, description or suggesting a correction.
www.mytravelguide.com /restaurants/profile.jsp?objectid=78050005   (314 words)

  
 Paradise Garden Five Star Daylilies
The plants are very healthy and they are an impressive size."
Our Five Star Daylilies are so large and healthy that they experience little transplant shock and quickly become established in your garden.
These daylilies were selected for their beauty, vigor and easy maintenance.
www.paradisegarden.com /shop/home_daylilies.php   (148 words)

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