The Skálholt herb garden, Iceland

Back to Iceland. On my visit to Iceland in early September, we visited Skálholt (see), one of the most important places in Iceland  from 1056 until 1785 (a bishopric was founded here in 1056) . During the Middle Ages, growing of medicinal plants was important at places like this and a herb garden has been established here, the purpose of our visit.

Per Arvid Åsen has searched for relic plants all over Iceland including Skálholt. He is seen in the herb garden in the following paper from the project:

http://pub.epsilon.slu.se/5110/1/larsson_e_al_100823.pdf 

See my album of pictures here:
http://www.edimentals.com/pictures/index.php?/category/80

More here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sk%C3%A1lholt

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