By Elizabeth Lawrence,Nancy Goodwin,Allen Lacy
Lawrence, in her ordinary beautiful prose, offers with the whole variety of rock gardening subject matters during this paintings. She addresses the original challenge of cultivating rock gardens within the South, the place the transforming into season is lengthy and humidity and warmth will not be conducive to such planting. She describes her personal studies in creating a rock backyard, with very good suggestion on putting stones, developing steps, ordering vegetation, and making cuttings.
At an analogous time, what she writes approximately here's largely of curiosity to gardeners in every single place and for gardens without or with rocks. As regularly, she completely discusses the crops she has tried—recommending bulbs and different perennials of all kinds, annuals, and woody plants—with poetic descriptions of the crops themselves in addition to particular and invaluable cultural suggestion. A Rock backyard within the South comprises an encyclopedia of vegetation alphabetized by means of genus and species and divided into components: wooden and non-woody plants.
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A Rock Garden in the South by Elizabeth Lawrence,Nancy Goodwin,Allen Lacy