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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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Tall Aruiido : (>oIden I leld I iphook, Surrej CHAPTER XXIV. COLOUR IN THE FLOWER garden. One of the first things which all who care for gardens shouldlearn, is the difference between true and delicate and ugly colour—between the showy dyes and much glaring colour seen in gardensand the beauties and harmonies of natural colour. There are, apartfrom beautiful flowers, many lessons and no fees :—Oak woods inwinter, even the roads and paths and rocks and hedgerows ; leaves inmany hues of life and death, the stems of trees: many birds arelovely studies in harmony and delicate gradation of colour; theclouds (eternal mine of divinest colour) in many aspects of light, andthe varied and infinite beauty of colour of the air itself as it comesbetween us and the distant view. Nature is a good colourist, and if we trust to her guidance wenever find wrong colour in wood, meadow, or on mountain. Laws have been laid down by chemists and decorators about colours whichartists laugh at, and to c

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Tagged: , bookid:englishflowergar00robi , bookyear:1906 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , bookauthor:Robinson__W___William___1838_1935 , booksubject:Flower_gardening , booksubject:Plants__Ornamental , booksubject:Cottage_gardening , booksubject:Gardens , bookpublisher:London___J__Murray , bookcontributor:The_LuEsther_T_Mertz_Library__the_New_York_Botanical_Garden , booksponsor:The_LuEsther_T_Mertz_Library__the_New_York_Botanical_Garden , bookleafnumber:296 , bookcollection:biodiversity , bookcollection:NY_Botanical_Garden , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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