THE first considerations in the composition of a garden or the grounds around one’s place are privacy, shelter, and unity of design. The planning and arrangement of the features of a garden should be as carefully considered as the choice and placing of the furniture in one’s home, or the choosing of one’s clothes. The garden should present a suitable, agreeable and comfortable composition. The arrangement of the drives and the grading of the lawns, the drainage when necessary, and the relations of the buildings and other structures should all be preconceived and settled in an orderly, economical manner. As far as possible, there should be no mistake about the main permanent features. The minor features may be changed quite …
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