Rural Studies, with Hints for Country Places


CONTENTS, PAGE.

I. AN OLD-STYLE FARM, 1

II. ADVICE FOR LACKLAND.

  • POMOLOGISTS AND COMMON PEOPLE, . . 25
  • LACKLAND MAKES A BEGINNING, . 35
  • LACKLAND'S HOUSE-PLANS, . 44
  • LACKLANU'S GARDENER, . 54
  • A PIG AND A Cow, . . . . 62
  • ON GATEWAYS, .... . 73
  • GATEWAYS AND RURAL CARPENTRY, . . 81
  • VILLAGE AND COUNTRY ROAD-SIDE, . . 88

III. WA Y-SIDE HINTS.

  • TALK ABOUT PORCHES, . 99
  • ON NOT DOING ALL AT ONCE, . 109
  • PLOUGHING AND DRILLED CROPS, . 117
  • ROADS AND SHADE, . 124
  • ENGLISH AND AMERICAN HEDGING, . 129
  • VILLAGE GREENS, .... . 139
  • RAILWAY GARDENING, . . . 147
  • LANDSCAPE TREATMENT OF RAILWAYS, . . 153

III CONTENTS.

IV. LAYING OUT OF GROUNDS.

  • LANDSCAPE GARDENING, ... . 163
  • KAHM LANDSCAPE, ....... 168
  • LANDS NOT FARMED, ... . 174
  • CITY AND TOWN PARKS, ...... 184
  • PLACE FOR PARKS, ...... 189
  • EQUIPMENT OF PUBLIC GARDENS, . . . .194
  • HURYINO-GROUNDS, ...... 200

V.MR. URBAN AND A COUNTRY HOUSE.

  • REAL ESTATE PURCHASE, . . . . . .209
  • COST AND RETURNS OF FIFTY ACRES, .... 214
  • QUESTION OF LOCALITIES, . . . . .226
  • TESTIMONY OF EXPERTS, ...... 231
  • RESULTS OF INQUIRY, ...... 244
  • COUNTRY HOUSES AND Rnr.il us, ..... 2oO
  • SITE AND MATERIAL, ...... 257
  • FORM AND COLOR, ....... '2f5fi
  • MR. URBAN'S PURCHASE, ...... 274
  • A SUNNY HOUSE, . . . . . . . 2SG
  • CONCLUSION, . . . . . . . 2!)2