National Geographic : 1935 Jul
() National Geographic Society A TERRACED POOL FORMS A THEATRICAL BACKGROUND FOR TULIPS Fish ponds, such as this one in a garden near Philadelphia, trace their ancestry to those maintained by medieval monks to supply them with food for fast days. Nowadays some owners with a taste for rustic melody keep bullfrogs in their gardens. Finlay Photographs by Edwin L.Wisherd WHEN THE LAURELBLOOMS, THE QUEEN ISCROWNED Stroudsburg, in the annual festival held bycities ofthe Poconos, makes a major event of her blossomtime (Plate VII). Similar fetes in other parts of the countrycelebrate the flowering ofthe azalea, rose, rhododendron, apple, peach,Japanese cherry, and Chinese tung tree.