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Image from page 47 of "Some English gardens;" (1904)

Identifier: someenglishgarde00jeky

Title: Some English gardens;

Year: 1904 (1900s)

Authors: Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932 Elgood, George Samuel, 1851-

Subjects: Gardens Landscape gardening

Publisher: London, New York and Bombay, Longmans, Green & Co.

Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries

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ge as to becomewearisome or monotonous. Roses, Vines and Ivies cover the pergola,making a grateful shade in summer. Each open space to the right givesa picture of water and water-plants with garden ground beyond, and,looking a little forward, the picture is varied by the background of roof-mass with a glimpse of the timbered gables of the old house. The new garden is growing mature. The Yews that stand likegate-towers flanking the entrance of the green covered way, have grownto their allotted height, doing their duty also as quiet background to theautumnal flower-masses. In the border to the left are MichaelmasDaisies, French Marigolds, and a lower growth of Stocks ; to the right isa dominating mass of the great white Pyrethrum, grouped with pinkJapan Anemone, Veronicas and yellow Snapdragon. Japan Anemones,both pink and white, are things of uncertain growth in many gardens ofdrier soil, but here, in the rich alluvial loam of a valley level, theyattain their fullest growth and beauty.


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BLTLWICK : AUTUMN FROM IHE IlClTRK IN IHK POSSESSION OF L.oRi) Henr-i- Grosvenor BULWICK HALL BuLwicK Hall, in Northamptonshire, the home of the Tryon family,but, when the pictures were painted, in the occupation of Lord and LadyHenry Grosvenor, is a roomy, comfortable stone building of the seven-teenth century. The long, low, rather plain-looking house of two storiesonly, is entered in an original manner by a doorway in the middle of astone passage, at right angles to the building, and connecting it with agarden house. The careful classical design and balustraded parapet ofthe outer wall of this entrance, and the repetition of the same, only witharched openings, to the garden side, scarcely prepare one for the un-adorned house-front ; but the whole is full of a quiet, simple dignity thatis extremely restful and pleasing. Other surprises of the same characterawait one in further portions of the garden. Passing straight through the entrance gate there is a quiet spaceof grass ; a level


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Taken circa 1904