Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 23.3, Garden Design Study: Escalations, Part 1

An Introduction to Alan Chadwick's Lectures and a Glossary of Terms



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Contents of this Segment:

The culture of vineyards on stone terraces, and how this makes the best grapes. Flat lands are subject to stagnating air. The climatic variations encountered on a mountain slope and how this affects the growth of plants. Escalating garden beds can recreate these beneficial qualities of mountains. Techniques for constructing stone walls in the Roman method. French drains and Roman drains. Dikes. (18:06)



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