The Garden Guide

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

Forestry in American gardens

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4. American Gardening, in respect to Timber Trees and Hedges 872. Planting for timber or fuel it is not to be expected can be general in America ; but the country not only affords a rich supply of species for the European planter, but some interesting information respecting the native succession of trees on the same soil, and the effect of the leaves of trees in autumn.