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Image from page 282 of “Beautiful gardens in America” (1915)

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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ain in October and until the timeof light frost, which comes in December. The interiorof the larger garden at Green Court, surrounded with itssplendid outer court, is more spacious than the glimpsethrough the gateway would suggest. The charm of thisenclosure, like Southern hospitality, is a combination ofbountifulness and grateful simplicity. Green Court de-serves to stand as a representative garden of its State. With an almost similar chmate the adjoining Stateof Alabama has its gardens also, but, unfortunately, pho-tographs are not now available. Palms of every description are the characteristic plantsof Florida. The State is generally flat and open, but inthe north the country is more wooded, often wild andswampy, with picturesque winding little rivers meander-ing to the coasts. The conditions in the populous districts of Louisianaand Texas are so similar to Florida, where gardens areconcerned, that it is unnecessary to use further space indescribing plant life in these States. 248

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