WOOD AND GARDEN
NOTES AND THOUGHTS,
CRITICAL, OF A WORKING AMATEUR
With 71 Illustrations from Photographs
simple nature, this book seems scarcely to need any
prefatory remarks, with the exception only of certain
of the contents (about one-third) appeared during the
years 1896 and 1897 in the pages of the Guardian,
as "Notes from Garden and Woodland." I am indebted to
the courtesy of the editor and proprietors of that
journal for permission to republish these notes.
greater part of the photographs from which the
illustrations have been prepared were done on my own
ground—a space of some fifteen acres. Some of them,
owing to my want of technical ability as a photographer,
were very weak, and have only been rendered available by
the skill of the reproducer, for whose careful work my
thanks are due.
number of the photographs were done for reproduction in
wood-engraving for Mr. Robinson's Garden,
Gardening Illustrated, and English Flower Garden.
I have his kind permission to use the original