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Wood and Garden

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By: (1843-1932)

Wood and Garden reads like a walk through the garden with reknowned garden designer Gertrude Jekyll as she discusses her plant choices and placement, how she integrates nature into her design, and how she maintains and enjoys the garden.

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WOOD AND GARDEN

[Illustration: Frontispiece. ]

WOOD AND GARDEN

NOTES AND THOUGHTS, PRACTICAL AND CRITICAL, OF A WORKING AMATEUR

By

GERTRUDE JEKYLL

With 71 Illustrations from Photographs by the Author

[Illustration]

Second Edition

Longmans, Green, and Co. 39 Paternoster Row, London New York and Bombay

1899

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Printed by BALLANTYNE, HANSON & CO. At the Ballantyne Press

PREFACE

From its simple nature, this book seems scarcely to need any prefatory remarks, with the exception only of certain acknowledgments.

A portion of the contents (about one third) appeared during the years 1896 and 1897 in the pages of the Guardian , as "Notes from Garden and Woodland." I am indebted to the courtesy of the editor and proprietors of that journal for permission to republish these notes.

The greater part of the photographs from which the illustrations have been prepared were done on my own ground a space of some fifteen acres... Continue reading book >>


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