The Garden Guide

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

Cemetery in South Africa

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830. Cemeteries. The Malays at the Cape of Good Hope, like the French, are particularly neat in decorating their churchyards, in which they have gardeners always at work, converting the loathsome dreary sepulchre into an inviting place of religious instruction. (Penny Magazine, vol. i. p. 51.)