Title: The little garden
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: King, Francis, Mrs., 1863-1948
Publisher: Boston, The Atlantic monthly press
Contributing Library: Cornell University Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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late purple iris, purple colmnbines, yellow pansies, whiteoriental poppy, with lupines near. Arabis and narcissi edge thewalks in spring, and for midsummer a profusion of single gyp-sophila, annual white, gives a light grace to the borders. Asthe season advances, the rich colors of late summer appear inheleniums and aconites, and asters follow irises, a really finesuccession of bloom. Here follows a sentence from a letter of this gardens owner,which shows that thrift as well as beauty is a part of herplan:— The sale of my vegetables every year pays the tax on theland on which they are raised, gives us all we need to eat andcan; and then the hens help with the fertilizer. The sale offlowers and plants, especially aroimd Memorial Day, helps me to 74 THE LITTLE garden secure more plants and handsomer ones, and those I do not wantare given to my neighbors. Closing the chapter, I place here the delightful table of color-arrangement in flowers made by Miss Isabella Pendleton ofCincinnati.
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POSSIBLE CHARMING COMBINATIONS 75 Chief subiiet Seaeon ofbloom Calor Combined with BuidUia tariabilit tuperba July-Sept. Lavender pink Japanese Iris Daphne Cneorum May Kose pink Iberia aempenirenaNarcissus Barriiconspicuua Gladiolue Primulinue Hybride Six weeksafterplanting Yellow PinkOld rose GypaophUa panicu- lataAgeratumZinnias, copper and yellow Helianthemiuu Salmon Queen June Salmon pink Portulaca (pinkand yellowshade) Lobelia (annualdeep blue) Iris Chester Hunt Juniata Albert Victor Pallida dalmatica laolene Mt. Penn Lent A. Williamaon Mildred Freaby Anna Farr Minnehaha June Dark and pale blue Clear blue Blue and lavender Clear pale blue Orchid pink Pink and deep pink Lavender pink Plum and pale plum White, veined blue White, shaded yellow White, suffused pink Columbine, Paeo- Heuoiiera, Linumpenene LUhospermum proatratumHeavenly Blue May-June Turquoise blue CerastiumStachya lanataAubirieta Lycorie aquamigera August Pink shaded blue Ameania aalicifolia Paeonia La PerleLady DuffL
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