This is a pictorial of photographs and paintings of gardens wild and tamed to be found all over the world. All work is credited to the best of my ability and unless otherwise stated they do not belong to me.
A remarkable specimen of the frankincense tree (Boswellia sp.) grips the edge of a rock on the island of Socotra. The aromatic resin of these trees is much sought after for the production of incense, perfume and pharmaceuticals. The boswellic acids contained in the resin show promise as a treatment for asthma and other inflammatory conditions. | +