This early works was originally published in 1891. It is a charming and informative look a the old-fashioned gardens of England. Contents Include: I. The theory of a garden, II. Art in a garden, III. Historical and Comparative Sketch, IV. The Stiff Garden, V. The "Landscape-Garden", VI. The Techniques of Gardening, VII. The Techniques of Gardening (continued), VIII. A Plea for Savagery, IX. In Praise of Both.......Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.