Summer School 102: History of Conservatories Syllabus

Lovely Living University Summer School

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/summerschool/

 

Summer School 102: The History of Greenhouses, Conservatories and Orangeries

July 8-14, 2018

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

 

Textbook: The Amateur’s Greenhouse and Conservatory, by Shirley Hibbard, 1873

https://archive.org/details/amateursgreenhou00hibb

 

 

July 8:

 

Read:

 

Glasshouses: A History in Pictures

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/tools-and-accessories/glasshouses-a-history-in-pictures/

 

A History of the English Glasshouse

https://hartley-botanic.co.uk/magazine/a-history-of-the-english-glasshouse/

 

History of Greenhouses, Conservatories and Orangerys

https://sharonlathanauthor.com/library_pemberley/historical-articles/conservatory-orangery/

 

The History of Orangeries

https://www.orangeries-uk.co.uk/the-history-of-orangeries.html

 

The Difference Between a Conservatory and an Orangery

https://www.everest.co.uk/blog/orangery-conservatory-difference/

 

Watch:

 

10 Most Amazing Greenhouses

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVNpwy5YAR0

 

World’s Most Beautiful Conservatories

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysZJmx-yzp0

 

Activity:

 

Participate in at least one discussion in our class forum:

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/group/summer-school/forum/

 

Flip through textbook and look at some of the illustrations.

 

Extra Credit:

 

How a Glass Terrarium Changed the World

https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/11/how-a-glass-terrarium-changed-the-world/545621/

 

July 9:

 

Read:

 

Glasshouses, Orangeries and Conservatories at National Trust

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lists/glasshouses-orangeries-and-conservatories

 

History and Conservation of Victorian and Edwardian GreenhousesF

http://www.buildingconservation.com/articles/glasshouse-conservation/glasshouse-conservation.htm

 

The Most Beautiful Greenhouses Around the World

https://www.architecturaldigest.com/gallery/most-beautiful-greenhouses-slideshow/all

 

The Limonaia at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

http://www.towerhillbg.org/the-limonaia/

 

The Orangery at the Linnaean Gardens at Uppsala

http://www.botan.uu.se/our-gardens/the-botanical-garden/explore/linneanum---the-orangery/

 

Watch:

 

Temperate House: Life Under Glass

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HWxmOEbeVg

 

Activity:

 

Participate in at least one discussion in our class forum:

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/group/summer-school/forum/

 

Write in your journal about the topic of greenhouses/conservatories, or make a sketch of a dream greenhouse or conservatory you’d like to have in your yard.

 

Extra Credit:

Photographs of Abandoned Orangery

https://www.camdronephotography.co.uk/influences-of-times-the-series/abandoned-18th-century-orangery/

 

July 10:

 

Read:

 

The Orangery and Its Gardens at Mamhead in Devon

http://www.capabilitybrown.org/news/orangery-and-its-gardens

 

The Orangery at Kensington Palace

http://royalcentral.co.uk/historic/historic-royal-palaces-the-orangery-at-kensington-palace-33540

 

The Orangery at Kensington Palace

http://emmaforth.blogspot.com/2014/08/the-orangery-kensington-palace.html

 

The Orangery at Margam

http://www.margamcountrypark.co.uk/1261

 

Watch:

 

Devon Orangery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k17slVWEfqk

 

The Margam Orangery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiNAEaj-3d4

 

Activity:

 

Participate in at least one discussion in our class forum:

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/group/summer-school/forum/

 

Extra Credit:

 

Afternoon Tea at the Orangery at Kensington Palace

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EXd6ps6pNw

 

 

July 11:

 

Read:

 

Best Greenhouses in Europe

https://www.europeanbestdestinations.com/top/best-greenhouses-in-europe/

 

Curitiba Botanical Gardens

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/curitiba-botanical-gardens

 

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory in New York

https://www.nybg.org/garden/conservatory/

 

Musee de L’Orangerie

https://aforsay.org/musee-de-lorangerie/

 

Watch:

 

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory Tour

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Rvho-d4ZnQ

 

Musee de L’Orangerie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vr-y3uSvoj0

 

Toronto Allan Garden Conservatory

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9r_6SKhppfA

 

Visiting the Curitiba Botanical Gardens in Brazil

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiGwzOt60so

 

Activity:

 

Participate in at least one discussion in our class forum:

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/group/summer-school/forum/

 

Extra Credit:

 

The Orangery Restoration at Culzean

https://www.nts.org.uk/stories/the-orangery-renovation-at-culzean

 

July 12:

 

Read:

 

The Glorious Birth and Blazing End of London’s Crystal Palace

https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-glorious-birth-and-blazing-end-of-londons-crystal-palace

 

The Largest Greenhouse in the World

http://twistedsifter.com/2012/09/eden-project-worlds-largest-greenhouse-biomes/

 

The Limonaia at Boboli Gardens

https://www.wmf.org/project/limonaia-boboli-gardens-and-garden-villa-medici-castello

 

Watch:

 

The Crystal Palace Rare Footage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZVGpCH0hHQ

 

The Limonaia at Boboli Gardens

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZqiJfi_rik

 

World’s Largest Greenhouse

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N10vUylB0vM

 

Activity:

 

Participate in at least one discussion in our class forum:

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/group/summer-school/forum/

 

Extra Credit:

 

Family Wraps House in Glasshouse to Warm Up Stockholm Weather

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30ghnDOFbNQ

 

July 13:

 

Read:

 

Greenhouses in the Movies

https://www.avivadirectory.com/trivia/119-greenhouses-in-the-movie-houses/

 

History of Volunteer Park Conservatory

https://volunteerparkconservatory.org/about-us/history-of-the-conservatory/

 

The Orangerie: Palace of Versailles

http://en.chateauversailles.fr/discover/estate/gardens/orangery

 

Watch:

 

Exterior of the Volunteer Park Conservatory

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZxsB611k9E

 

L’Orangerie at the Palace of Versailles

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apLpfuHce7Q

 

Volunteer Park Conservatory Walkthrough

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3qpXRobhCU

 

Activity:

 

Participate in at least one discussion in our class forum:

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/group/summer-school/forum/

 

Add greenhouse/conservatory photos and inspiration to your Pinterest or Tumblr if this sounds like a fun project.

 

Extra Credit:

 

Balboa Park Botanical Garden Building

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyxaZMS_nQE

 

Balboa Park Botanical Building and Lily Pond

https://www.balboapark.org/gardens/botanical-building

 

July 14:

 

Read:

 

Explore the Conservatory of Flowers

https://conservatoryofflowers.org/

 

Explore the Franklin Park Conservatory

https://www.fpconservatory.org/explore/gardens-collections/conservatory/

 

Explore the Phipps Conservatory

https://www.phipps.conservatory.org/visit-and-explore/explore/online-tour/

 

Must-See Conservatories

https://www.hgtv.com/outdoors/gardens/must-see-conservatories

 

Watch:

 

Greenhouse of the Future

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mot1jkLOyIU

 

Lofty Views: Phipps Conservatory

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NUyG46euWk

 

Phipps Conservatory Walkthrough

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlku50h_Y20

 

Activity:

 

Participate in at least one discussion in our class forum:

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/group/summer-school/forum/

 

Create a new blog post describing the perfect greenhouse, conservatory or orangery you’d love to build in your dream backyard.

http://www.lovelylivinguniversity.com/profiles/blog/new

 

Extra Credit:

 

Explore Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/the-gardens/our-story/introduction.html

 

Singapore Gardens by the Bay Flower Dome

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7W4vwxu838

 

END OF COURSE

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