National Geographic : 1945 Apr
UQjonuon Limnes Packwood House's Yew Garden, Planted in 1650 to Commemorate the Sermon on the Mount, Is a Green Treasure Preserved for the Nation Topiary artists sculpture the yew's evergreen foliage into strange designs. Old English longbows were fashioned from itswood (page 426). ©J.Dixon-Scott Blickling Hall, Built on a Site Associated with Anne Boleyn, Is a Bequest of Lord Lothian,Late Ambassador toWashington Three centuries old, it stands in Norfolk. English gardeners say it takes centuries to make lawns as fine as Blickling's. Left: afine yew hedge (page 438).