Title: Beautiful gardens in America
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Shelton, Louise, 1867-
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 153 Canon Crest Park i-V#;M ,1,11 J PLATE 154 Canon Crest Park, Redlands, Cal. Mrs. Daniel Smiley
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: pholograph by Brffwn Brotltu. PLATE 155 A Catlus garden, RiveriiUe, Cal. Typical growth in California XVII OREGON AND WASHINGTON In this coast region of the Northwest, shrubs, trees,and vines develop rapidly and give sooner to the gardenthe appearance of completeness than is the case in thedrier climates. An authority from Portland says: Thegrowing season is long, lasting from March 1 to Novem-ber 1, and in the places where lawns are well kept theyare green throughout the entire winter. At this period,however, the grass does not grow enough to require clip-ping. Several shrubs, such as the Laurestinus, remain infoliage throughout the entire winter. Usually a few be-lated Roses are found on the bushes as late as Christmas,not the perfect blooms of summer, by any means, butsufficiently good-looking to adorn a vase in the drawing-room. The freezing weather would ordinarily come inJanuary and be very limited in duration. In Februarythe spring bulbs, Daffodils and Forsythia, appear. At T
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