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The Making of a Country Estate

The Making of a Country Estate

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Excerpt from The Making of a Country Estate: Practical Suggestions and Professional Advice, for Planning and Planting of the Gardens and Development of the Landscape Features for Country Homes and Estates

To one who has lived close to mother earth for many years, devoting his life to the study, companionship and cultivation of Nature's bounty, the planning and planting of gardens and fields seems the only life-work worth while. To be compelled to live in the most palatial city surroundings day in and day out, year in and year out, would seem, to the professional gardener, a form of imprisonment for life, for which none of the rewards of success could fully compensate.

The rescue of the "old homestead" has been the dream of many a prosperous city exile, and to many a man the old farm where he was "brought up" still beckons as a possible haven for his declining years.

The man of affairs, who, as a boy, once wandered at will in the country, still dreams, amidst the attractions and distractions of city life, of the open fields, of the gardens and orchards which once smiled their welcome, and plans to own some day a country home or estate as the crowning of a busy and successful career.

Fortunately, an attractive country estate is no longer looked upon as a place demanding a lavish outlay - a source of increasing expense to maintain and every year shows an increasing number of beautiful country homes in process of development.

Thanks to the progress made in intensive agriculture and scientific garden and orchard cultivation, the transformation of deserted or semi-deserted farms, wooded hillsides and idle streams into scenes of beauty and productiveness has been made practical and possible, even to families of moderate wealth.

The purpose of this book is to suggest, in a general and necessarily sketchy way, some practical methods of developing country estates methods which have been applied by me in my rather extensive experience as a gardener and landscape architect.

My personal services are open to owners or prospective owners of country homes, both in the preliminary planning and in the working out of the details that go to the making of a harmonious and rational composition, suited to the natural features and conditions of the site, as well as to the preferences of the owner.

There are many conditions which need more careful consideration than is apparent to the layman.

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