Title: The English flower garden and home grounds : design and arrangement shown by existing examples of gardens in Great Britain and Ireland, followed by a description of the plants, shrubs and trees for the open-air garden and their culture
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Robinson, W. (William), 1838-1935
Subjects: Flower gardening Plants, Ornamental Cottage gardening Gardens
Publisher: London : J. Murray
Contributing Library: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden
Digitizing Sponsor: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden
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Bed of fine-leaved plants in Hyde Park. From a sketch by H. G. Moon.
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Torch lilies (Longleat). CHAPTER XIX. THE FLOWER GARDEN IN AUTUMN. Now who hath entered my loved woods, And touched their green with sudden change ?Who blanched my Thistles rosy face, And gave the winds her silver hair ?Set Golden-rod within her place, And scattered Asters everywhere ?Lo ! the change reaches high and wide, Hath toned the sky to softer blue ;Hath crept along the river side. And trod the valleys through and through ! Recent additions to our garden flora have made such a differencethat the flower garden in the autumn may be even more beautifulthan that of the spring, rich as that is in flowering trees and shrubs. The use of half hardy, or bedding plants, which are often showyin autumn, gives a certain amount of colour which is very precious ;and the introduction of many beautiful hardy flowers gives us themeans of making the autumnal garden very fine in colour effects.It would be easy to give the names of many things that are to befound in flower in gardens in autumn, bu
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