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Identifier: americanhomesgar41907newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
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Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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cess dependson it. You can give the plants a soil similar to that in whichthey were found growing, and generally, by a little fore-thought and some planning, you can arrange for exposure tosunshine, or a shaded location suited to the requirement ofthe plants. Very often it is possible to so locate them thatmoisture-loving plants can have a damp soil by planting themin low places or hollows where water stands for some timeafter a rain, while those which prefer dry soils can be givenplaces on knolls and stony places from which moisture drainsoff rapidly. In order to do this part of the work well, youwill find it necessary to study your plants well before remov-ing them from their home in the woods and fields. Aim tomake the change as easy as possible for them. This can bedone only by imitating natural conditions, or the conditionsunder which they have been growing up to the time when youundertake their domestication. {Concluded on Page 360) 344 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS September, 1907

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