Title: Children and gardens
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Authors: Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932
Subjects: Gardening Children Amusements
Publisher: London, Offices of ‘Country life’, ltd. [etc.] New York, C. Scribner’s sons
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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FIVE KITTENS—PLAN. FOUR KITTENS—PLAN. just beyond these steps of the Dutch Rose garden thatyou see in the picture. I was told of a little girl who invented a beautiful PUSSIES IN THE garden 107 word to describe a pussy purring. She said, Pusshas got the flutter-mill going. It is amusing to see the different patterns thatkittens lying in a round basket will sometimes get into.I have seen five kittens almost symmetrically arrangedlike cutlets in a dish, and four with their little paws allup in the middle like a pigeon pie. It was almostimpossible to believe that only four small people couldhave so many little toes. Three kittens at nearly equaldistances round a saucer of milk make quite a prettypattern. The architect said it was an equicateraltriangle !
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INDEX Annuals, 24, 79 ; sowing, 35 ; half-hardy, 76Arbour Rose, 67Artesian well, 97 Barberry, 50 Bare feet, 89 Bat, 83 Beer-cooler, 2 Bell-flowers, 61 Blackie, 100 Blanching, 19 Bonne-femme soup, 19 Botany, 58 Bulbs, 62 Bumble-bee in Snapdragon, 61 Burn-heap, 93 Campanulas, 61, 78Catmint, 100Chantarelle, 85Chervil, 17Childrens gardens, 7Chives, 17Columbines, 65, 77Composites, 60Cowslips, 44 ball, 44, 47Cress, Hairy Bitter, 25Crowns, 30Cruciferje, 61Cucumber, Squirting, 32 Daisy-chain, 4fiimily, 60 Dandelions, 4, 28Devil-in-a-bush, 41Dock, 28Dodder, 84 Elevation, 70Ellipse, to draw, 73Euclid, 73 Fairy cakes, 23Ferns, 3, 65 pegs, 91Figwort tribe, 61Fir-cones, 33, 91Fire, picnic, 93Forget-me-not, 3Foxglove, 61, 65, 77Freaks in flowers, 55 ; in fruits, 56 Gudgeons, 2 Hard-head, 68Hedgehog, 81Honesty, 41 Husks on seed-leaves, 39Hut, 69 Johns Flowers of the Field, 63Julienne, 18 Kalmia, 53Kittens, 105Knots, 80 Labels, 37 109 no CHILDREN AND GARDENS Labiates, 6iLatin names, 64Lavender, 61Law
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