American Gardens of the Nineteenth Century

American Gardens of the Nineteenth Century

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Reproductions of a wealth of contemporary illustrations embellish a detailed study of gardening in colonial America, supplemented by a descriptive listing of native and introduced plants that were cultivatedThese little gardens, or fields, were hedged around with sumachs, rhododendrons, and azaleas; and the cottages were covered with roses. The valleys are spots of great ... At New York . . . The park, in which stands the noble city-hall, is a very fine area. . . . There are a few trees in different parts of the city, and many young ones have been planted, and guarded with much care. . . . The enclosure in theanbsp;...

Title:American Gardens of the Nineteenth Century
Author:Ann Leighton
Publisher:Univ of Massachusetts Press - 1987


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