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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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mplicity. Perfectly in accord also with the atmosphere of thismountain countr^ is the lovely garden of Stephen Par-rish, Esq., delightfully unique and suggesting a little Eng-lish garden. This enclosure of flowers is but a section ofa broader plan where pool, grass, and trees are pleasantfactors. 27 BEAUTIFUL GARDENS IN AMERICA Mrs. Hydes garden is a mass of bloom composed chieflyof the longest-lived annuals and giving a charming coloreffect to this picturesque spot. The best gardens of Vermont, with its still greater areaof uplands, are probably those in and around Manchesterand Bennington. They are usually of the simplest char-acter, and lovely under the personal care of devotedowners. One worthy of special attention is seen in theview of Longmeadow garden, which is an example of thegreat value of trees as a background, and a strong argu-ment in their behalf. As a gem needs a setting, so theflowers, in even the most modest planting, are doubly fairwhen framed in luxuriant green. 28

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