Rock garden plants, etc., 1930

by F.R. Pierson (Firm)

Written in English
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  • Nursery stock,
  • Lawns,
  • Seeds,
  • Rock plants,
  • Catalogs,
  • Ornamental Plants

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StatementF.R. Pierson
ContributionsPierson, F. R., Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (6 unnumbered pages) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26449083M

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A rock garden—sometimes known as a rockery or alpine garden—is a planting area designed with a hardscape featuring a selection of gravels, rocks, and/or typically includes softscape plants suitable to those conditions. The beauty of a well-planned rock garden is the rocks and plants work together to elevate each other's impact.

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Ina very influential book on the Horticultural world, “ The English Rock Garden ” by Reginald Farrier, was published. In North America, (beginning in New England) rock gardens became a popular frenzy in the late ’s until the ’s. A number of plants are named after Farrer, Cox's book The Plant Introductions of Reginald Farrer, published in describes Farrer's legacy of plants cultivated.

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