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What Is an Islamic Garden An Islamic garden is a garden that has been designed in the typical Islamic style. Most Islamic gardens are found in the oldest Islamic countries, including most countries in the Middle East. They occur in large numbers all along the Mediterranean Sea from Spain to North Africa
What Type of Plants The Tulip is probably the flower most associated with the Islamic Garden; It was the Ottoman Turk's favorite flower. Daffodils were another favorite flower in the traditional Islamic Gardens. Roses are also the most associated with the Islamic Garden
The Garden Design The traditional design of the Persian garden was used in the Islamic garden. Islamic landscaping was introverted and miniaturized in some parts of the Islamic world where it set out to represent the paradise described in the Holy Quran.
Basis Of The Islamic Design 1. The Holy Quran, where there a number of verses dealing with the Islamic concept of Heaven 2. The hadith, the traditions, teachings and sayings of the Prophet 3. The arid geography of much of the area in which Islam developed
Water In The Islamic Garden Water is the heart of the Islamic garden. the idea of a paradise garden goes back to the Babylonian civilization. An Islamic garden typically has a fountain at its center from which radiate four paths. This idea is evident in numerous sutras of the Quran, where water and mercy are inseparable.
Elements Of The Garden Water - An Islamic garden typically has a fountain at its center from which radiate four paths. These are sometimes water courses, or may be paths for walking The Number 4 - Four gardens are described, and the number four plays an important role in the geometrical layout of an Islamic garden, as it is typically laid out within a rectangle Greenery - Greenery softens the geometric lines of the Islamic garden.