The Garden Guide

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

Garden laborers in America

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887. The operative part of gardening, in North America, is chiefly performed by what in England would be called country labourers ; and in many cases, in all the more difficult operations of the art, every man is his own gardener. Of late, however, a number of professional gardeners have emigrated from England.