Lay out of kitchen garden at Irish Monastery 9th century from St Gallen in Switzerland in Tower House of Barryscourt Castle, East Cork.

Daphne Pochin Mould (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daphne_Pochin_Mould) an article in the ‘Irish Gardener in July 2005 wrote about the conversion of the Bawn of Barrycourt Castle in East Cork. Using records from St. Gallen it was deduced that the contents of a Monastic garden would include onions, leeks, garlic, shallots celery and coriander, parsnips with cabbage, lettuce, chervil, chard, radish, dill and poppy.

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