Excerpt from Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society for the Year 1866 Whatever may be deemed expedient in regard to changes of some of the walks and some of the curves in the outline of the lake, in the opin ion of your Committee it does not admit of a doubt that no time is to be lost in recasting and judiciously grouping the shrubbery. And this should be done with such discretion that the object of the group should be distinct, and that effect Should be sustained throughout the season, in all parts of the ground, either by foliage or ﬂowers. At present there is too much sameness, and much of the growth is of coarse quality. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.