The Garden Guide

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

Cultivation in South Africa

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833. The cultivation of the interior of the country is not without interest, and will be found in the Encydopᄉdia of Agriculture, ᄎ 1113. to 1139. The plants used by the natives as food, and for clothing and house-building, are also interesting; and some of their dwellings and utensils may afford hints for ornamental buildings in pleasure-grounds.