- Title Pages
IThe Garden in the Mind
IIThe Growing of the Plants
- The Miracle
- How to Make a Garden—The First Lesson
- The Home Garden
- How to Make a Garden—Digging in the Dirt
- The Growing of Plants by Children—The School-Garden
- The Spirit of the Garden
- The Principles of Pruning
- The Weather
- What Is a Weed?
- White Clover
IVFruits & Vegetables
VSpring to Winter
Appendix IThe Garden Fence
Appendix IIBooks by Liberty Hyde Bailey
- (p.81) Oak
- The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion
- John A. Stempien, John Linstrom
- Cornell University Press
The poetic entry for the term "Oak" from Bailey's Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture is offered here. The oak "connects the present with the past. It spans the centuries." As elsewhere, the poetic and the scientific merge in this essay about this commonly known tree species.
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