The Wild Garden, or Our Groves and Shrubberies Made Beautiful by the Naturalization of Hardy Exotic Plants

The Wild Garden, or Our Groves and Shrubberies Made Beautiful by the Naturalization of Hardy Exotic Plants : With a Chapter on the Garden of British Wild Flowers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Wild Garden, or Our Groves and Shrubberies Made Beautiful by the Naturalization of Hardy Exotic Plants: With a Chapter on the Garden of British Wild Flowers What is to be done Every garden should have a mixed border, but except in the little cottage gardens before alluded to - umbrageous man's nests, as Mr. Carlyle calls them, gardens depen dent on it solely are quite out of the question. It is also clear that, base and frightfully opposed to every law of nature's own arrangement of living things as is the bedding system, it has yet some features which deserve to be retained on a small scale. My object is now to show how we may, without losing the better features of the mixed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243312962
  • 9780243312962

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