Early English Gardens and Garden Books

Early English Gardens and Garden Books

Early English Gardens and Garden Books

Early English Gardens and Garden Books

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1. Dining in the garden 3

2. A Continental garden 4

3. A small enclosed garden with overhead irrigation 8

4. Preparing beds for planting 12

5. Title page of John Gerard's Herbal 18

6. Diagram for a small country estate 23

7. A small formal garden 25

8. Diagram of a "plain square" 25

9. Carnations; camomile 28

10. Irrigating a garden by a pump and wooden troughs 30

11. Mazes 32

12. Designs for jets d'eau 34

13. A Dutch enclosed garden 36

14. Varieties of roses 39

15. Planting in raised beds; dressing an arbor 42

16. A Dutch garden with an arbored alley and beehives 47

17. Engraved portrait of John Parkinson 51

18. Pattern for planting a knot 56

19. A square plan for an orchard 56

20. Gathering fruit 60

21. Grafting; vine sets 62

22. A formal garden 64

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