Browsing K-State Libraries Digital Collections by Subject "Landscaping"

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Browsing K-State Libraries Digital Collections by Subject "Landscaping"

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  • Cook, Ida E.
    Introduction: He who has the privilege of laying out home grounds should consider the work as an art - for it demands quite as much in the way of aesthetic feeling, creative power and executive skill as does the art of ...
  • Eastman, Robert Edward
    Introduction: A discourse on this subject may to some seem out of place and altogether base in its implications; and, it is with complaisance and a feeling of deference that the writer labors under in the attempt to dabble ...
  • Maelzer, Amelia Augusta
    Introduction: The subject of home grounds is a question of vital importance to this and every other country. What a vast difference it would make in the appearance of our Kansas plains to have them dotted with elm and pine ...
  • Kahl, Clara Myrtle
    Introduction: The work of landscape gardening or of beautifying the home grounds in the country is better to be planned and worked out in a natural way. The outward appearance must be considered, and, though many farms are ...
  • Rhoades, W.J.
    Introduction: …In the midst of all this we wonder how many ever consider for a moment the cause of the dissatisfaction with country life. A close observer, after an hour drive in the country might answer all inquiries. The ...
  • Wheeler, Mark
    Introduction: A knowledge of ornamental plants is desired by all. If we see a beautiful tree or a pretty flower, our first thought is, What is it? and our next action is to go to the plant, examine its foliage, smell of ...
  • Smith, Phoebe
    Introduction: The art of ornamenting home grounds has now reached a state of perfection not attained by any of the ancients—it is a modern exercise of taste and result of civilization. Though it has been growing in America ...

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