Advice on Placing and Planting Tender Trees and Shrubs from the 1800s

Japanese Maple Tree

“…trees do love the sun at noon, and yet the south wind is very contrary against their nature, and specially the almond tree, the apricot, the mulberry, the fig tree, the pomegranate tree.” December 9, 1891 On this day, The Guardian shared Leonard Mascall’s advice regarding placing tender trees and shrubs. Mascall said, “Commonly, …most trees…

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