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The well-considered garden

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardens.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mrs. Francis King, with preface by Gertrude Jekyll.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB453 .K5 1922
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 234 p.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22896570M
    LC Control Number22005908
    OCLC/WorldCa1593429

    We use older varieties that taste great and are often more suited to kitchen gardening. There was no outdoor entertaining space, only a sliding glass door G with a step down to the backyard. However, there are links to websites where the full plan can be viewed and purchased from third-party vendors who make these sheds commercially. Dozens of flower names occur at the mere thought. Speaking of this ageratum, I may perhaps digress for a moment to mention a charming effect I saw on an out-of-door dining-table last summer, obtained by the use of this flower.

    She also advocated involving children in gardening. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. As an advocate of "modern" gardening, King favored gardens that fit naturally into the landscape; she promoted solid fields of color as opposed to the scattered arrangements used by more traditional Victorian era gardeners. The effect of balanced planting in these corners I consider good. I have come to see quite plainly, through several years of lost time, that balanced planting throughout is the only planting for a garden that has any design worth the name.

    King's best seller. It generally produces flowers varying from flesh-pink The well-considered garden book pale or faded yellow, colors which in all their range look so well with yellow or warm pink flowers that many unique and lovely combinations are obtained by their free use. Lilium candidum growing back of iris leaves is also effective, and, by carefully considered planting, gladiolus forms a between-crop of no little value. The roses follow in June; and Beauty of Oxford verbena covers the dying tulip leaves with clusters of wonderful pink bloom which lasts well into the autumn. Is it organic? Very few Christians think a lot about this, but John Dyer has.


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Advice, however, was not forthcoming, and at the outset I fell, of course, into the pit of absurdity. No succession crop of spring and early summer that I The well-considered garden book happened upon seems to work better than that of tulip Yellow The well-considered garden book planted in small spaces between common and named varieties of Oriental Poppy.

King spent a year in Europe. Alternating with the plants of early forget-me-not are many more of Sutton's Perfection and Sutton's Royal Blue, which come into bloom as the earliest fade; these grow very tall and form a foreground of perfect loveliness for the tall Tulipa retroflexa, which rises irregularly back of the small sky-blue flowers below, completing a combination of cream color and light blue charmingly delicate and effective.

This is an easy matter to arrange; the The well-considered garden book of color before one shrubbery group acting as a signal to another place to brighten. The island has a raised surface for stools, and it hides the work space. King was once toasted by the Prince of the Netherlands, tongue-in-cheek, as the "King of America", and she has also been called the "fairy godmother of gardening in America", the "dean of The well-considered garden book gardeners", and "the best-beloved and best-known American woman gardener" of her era.

Calculations for varying latitudes must be made with more than usual care; and the question of individual taste asserts itself with great insistence. Report incorrect product info. They felt their home was dark and dreamed of a sunroom and lots more windows.

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The garden clubs in which Mrs. A space for mechanical plant and air conditioning units is the current status quo — why not utilise that space for growing food?

But the French growers now advise according to interesting cultural instructions for phlox-growing issued by one specialist the retention of all flower stalks during winter! This is a very simple, practical, and safe experiment in succession crops, and is heartily commended.

King returned home determined to create a similar association in the U. They must be masses, however, unmistakable masses. We harvest everything we grow, and grow to harvest. Technology is undeniably reshaping how we communicate, relate to and ultimately love one another. The effect of balanced planting in these corners I consider good.

The tritoma must have been one of the newer varieties, of an unusual tone of intense salmonyorange, and while the ageratum would seem too insignificant in height to neighbor the tall spike above it, the use of the lavender-blue in large masses added enormously to the effect of the torches.

Keeping in mind that there are different rules and regulations around the world with regard to permitted development and building codes, there is a lot of ground covered here with good levels of detail.

There is certainly enough information here to inspire you to design your own shed. Striking boldly along among these, while in full bloom, grows an irregular line, thickening and thinning in places, of tulip Vermilion Brilliant, absolutely described by its name.

Building Sheds by Joseph Truini is available from www. The aquilegia is cut close to the ground as soon as its seed-pods take the place of flowers; and the stocks are then beginning their long period of bloom.

To continue the blue of tall delphinium, the very best succession crop is that of Delphinium Chinese or grandiflorum, the lower branching one with the cut leaf ; a fine hardy perennial in exquisite shades of pale and deep blue, whose flowers are at their very best immediately after the spikes of their blue sisters have gone into retirement.

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