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Identifier: beautifulgardens00shel
Title: Beautiful gardens in America
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Shelton, Louise, 1867-
Subjects: Gardens
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner’s sons
Contributing Library: University of British Columbia Library
Digitizing Sponsor: University of British Columbia Library

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PLATE 115 Preston garden

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From pholonraphs by Lyle is Escobar PLATE 116 Preston garden, Columbia, S. C. X GEORGIA AND FLORIDA Summer gardens, on account of the climate, are not at-tempted in the States of the far South; but as popularwinter and spring resorts the grounds at these seasonsabout the villas and hotels are adorned with Palms, Roses,and other plants adapted to the climate. Charming springgardens in formal designs are found in Georgia, where,because of its somewhat cooler climate and better soil,there are a greater number of private estates than in Flor-ida. The former State doubtless suffered more than anyother in the Civil War and, consequently, enforced neglectof the old gardens brought ruin to most of them. At pres-ent some of the finest places in Georgia are delightfullylocated outside of the larger towns, and many gardens,some new and others renewed after a half-century of obliv-ion, adorn the home grounds of those who are so fortu-nate as to reside here at the most favored seasons. The illustr

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Tagged: , bookid:beautifulgardens00shel , bookyear:1915 , bookdecade:1910 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Shelton__Louise__1867_ , booksubject:Gardens , bookpublisher:New_York___C__Scribner_s_sons , bookcontributor:University_of_British_Columbia_Library , booksponsor:University_of_British_Columbia_Library , bookleafnumber:278 , bookcollection:ubclibrary , bookcollection:toronto , BHL Collection

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