North, South and Over the Sea

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Country life, 1902 - 347 pages
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Page 365 - is a volume in the 'Country Life' Library, and it is almost sufficiently high commendation to say that the book is worthy of the journal. Miss JEKYLL'S aim has been to write and compile a book on Lilies which shall tell amateurs, in the plainest and simplest possible way, how most easily and successfully to grow the Lily — which, considering its great beauty, is not grown nearly to much as might be expected.
Page 362 - He who will consent to follow Miss JEKTLL aright will find that under her guidance the old walls, the stone steps, the rockeries, the ponds or streamlets of his garden will presently blossom with all kinds of flowers undreamed of, and become marvels of varied foliage.
Page 365 - JEKYLL'S aim has keen to write and compile a book on Lilies which shall tell amateurs, in the plainest and simplest possible way, how most easily and successfully to grow the Lily, which, considering its great beauty, is not grown nearly so much as might be expected. We certainly think that in the future there will be less neglect of this flower, for, after looking at some of the illustrations (all admirable, and admirably produced), there will not be many garden owners who will be content to be...
Page 366 - ... Full of information about both the useful and the ornamental, and as far as we have been able to test it, eminently practical. The beginner, by the way, will have gone a long way before he has assimilated the contents of this stout volume of nearly five hundred pages ; but then, alia aliii euro: and the wider the choice that is offered by a volume of this kind the better.
Page 362 - ... places their owners have in some degree become aware of the happiness that comes of a love of flowers, and of how much that happiness increases when personal labour and study work together to a better knowledge of their wants and ways. In this book a portion only of the great subject of horticulture is considered, namely, simple ways of using some of the many beautiful mountain plants, and the plants of marsh and water.
Page 354 - These beautiful books owe their charm to the wonderful collection of photographs of gardens and garden architecture which such a paper as COUNTRY LIFE has had a unique opportunity of making. The principle conveyed in the letterpress is that held by all great gardeners and architects — that house and garden are, or should be, intimately associated, and that the character of the possessors should be reflected in both.
Page 358 - No department of gardening is neglected, and the illustrations of famous and beautiful gardens and of the many winsome achievements of the gardener's art are so numerous and attractive as to make the veriest cockney yearn to turn gardener.
Page 354 - GARDENS OLD AND NEW. (The Country House and its Garden Environment.) Over 450 Superb Illustrations, printed on treble thick Art Paper, portraying in a manner never before attempted the greatest and most interesting Gardens and Homes in England.
Page 362 - Wood and Garden." Containing Instructions and Hints on the Cultivation of Suitable Plants on Dry Walls, Rock Walls, in Streams, Marshpools, Lakes, Ponds, Tanks, and Water Margins. With 133 full-page Illustrations. Large 8vo, 186 pp., Buckram.
Page 353 - COUNTRY LIFE THE JOURNAL FOR ALL INTERESTED IN COUNTRY LIFE AND COUNTRY PURSUITS Subscription Prices per annum (Post free): Inland, 29s.

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