Grouping plants together by type is a familiar practice in North American gardens where small, separate collections of maples, oaks, or other genera are common features. The application of a taxonomic theme to the layout of an entire garden is a more unusual occurrence, however, although such arrangements were the vogue of the 19th century botanical gardens and arboreta. Written by Scot Medbury, 1991
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