By Elizabeth Lawrence,Nancy Goodwin,Allen Lacy
Lawrence, in her traditional beautiful prose, offers with the total diversity of rock gardening subject matters during this paintings. She addresses the original challenge of cultivating rock gardens within the South, the place the becoming season is lengthy and humidity and warmth usually are not conducive to such planting. She describes her personal stories 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 this is largely of curiosity to gardeners far and wide and for gardens without or with rocks. As continually, she completely discusses the vegetation she has tried—recommending bulbs and different perennials of every kind, annuals, and woody plants—with poetic descriptions of the vegetation themselves in addition to particular and beneficial cultural recommendation. A Rock backyard within the South contains an encyclopedia of crops alphabetized by way 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