Post Profile






Petra, The Ancient City Carved From Desert Rock, Had Gardens, Fountains, And A Swimming Pool, Archaeologists Find

“Recent excavations at Petra have revealed a startlingly advanced irrigation system and water storage system that enabled the desert city’s people to survive – and to maintain a magnificent garden featuring fountains, ponds and a huge swimming pool. The engineering feats and other luxuries attest to the ancient Nabatean capital’s former splendor and wealth some […]
read more

share

Related Posts


Pool converted into a rain-storing, water-wise tropical garden

Lifestyle / House & Home : LA Times: Home

Rainwater catchment: A little-used pool at Manhattan Beach home is converted into a lush garden with rainwater storage, so winter storm water can be used to irrigate the landscape 10 months out of the year.

By: How To Build Your Own Natural Waterfall. | 7Wins.eu

Local Interest / Norway : RennyBA's Terella

[...] All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. Privacy Policy Sites you may be interested in Gaustadtoppen and Rjukan Waterfall: Norwegian Natural Treasure Tags water garden water fountain water feature pond water water garden garden fo...

Remains of a 900 year old estate that has a fountain in its garden were exposed in Ramla

Arts : Artdaily

Remains of an affluent estate that had a fountain in its garden were recently unearthed during the course of excavations in Ramla. The excavations were conducted south of Highway 44 as preparatory work by the Netivei Israel Company,...

Olla Gardening: The Original Drip Irrigation System

House & Home / Interior Design : Apartment Therapy

Olla gardening is an ancient method of plant irrigation - considered the original drip irrigation system, Ollas are unglazed clay pots buried underground along side plants. The pots are filled with water, which then gradually seeps ...

2,000-year-old forgotten irrigation system unearthed at ancient Petra gardens

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

Ongoing archaeological digs at Petra have revealed a sophisticated irrigation system and water storage system that once enabled legendary gardens, luxurious pools, and incredible fountains in the middle of the desert. Petra’s decade...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC