The Garden Guide

Book: Fragments on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening, 1816
Chapter: Fragment XxvIII. Containing Extracts From The Report On Woburn Abbey.

Chinese dairy at Woburn

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The Chinese dairy buildings were proposed to be decorated by an assemblage of Chinese plants, such as the hydrangea, aucuba, and camellia Japonica. An American garden was also proposed; and, as an object of curiosity, a botanical arrangement of all the grasses forms an interesting circumstance. The variety of pheasants and aquatic fowls in the menagerie creates new features in this collection of different scenery.