The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Algiers gardens

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821. Algiers is favoured with a fertile soil, and a climate which admits of the culture of all the products of the south of Europe. Of its gardening little is known ; but it is said to have been much improved since the city was taken possession of by the French in 1830.