Alan Chadwick a Gardener of Souls

Lecture by Alan Chadwick in New Market, Virginia, 1979


Lecture 10: The Grand Perennial Herbaceous Border, Part 2

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Errors sometimes made to interrupt the line of the clairvoyer with fountains or statues or other obstacles. The clairvoyer in the background of the Mona Lisa and renaissance madonnas. Shrubbery to back the flowers, and trees to back the shrubs. The eye is forced into the vision of the clairvoyer by the structure of the trees, shrubs, and flowering plants. Varying heights of the flowers, from two inches up to seven or eight feet. Most common are plants in the two to four foot range. (9:10)



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