Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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c, he can, without over-exertionof the imagination, believe himself in the glad country, forbehind his garden wall flowers bloom riotously, and birdsllock down from the sun-scorched church spires to sing theirchorals, finding inspiration for their music in Gods hymnals,the blossoms and green leaves. A small cottage located on a city lot can be appropriatelyand comfortably walled from the street by a high, neatlytrimmed cypress hedge, the entrance-way being accentuatedby square evergreen monuments, or any other shape desired,for that matter, for by frequent use of the pruning shearsand a little ingenuity, the cypress may be induced to take onany form from pillars and fruit baskets to royal arches. Ahigh cypress hedge, however, terminating at the entrance-way in square dignified pillars, is best suited to the countryplace consisting of several acres. The cypress is a briskgrower, and the only objection one could have to it is itsalmost constant need of trimming. If not properly attended
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Japanese Stone Lanterns Give a Note of Real Interest
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