An Encyclopaedia of Gardening, Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture and Landscape-gardening, Including... a General History of Gardening in All Countries

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822 - 1469 páginas
 

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CHAP III
134
Of forming and preserving Herbariums
140
Natural Method of Jussieu
157
CHAP V
164
Composite Organs
173
Vegetable Chemistry or primary Principles of Plants
176
Simple Products
193
Process of Nutrition
202
Process of Vegetable Developement
212
Anomalies of Vegetable Developement
218
Changes consequent upon Impregnation
225
CHAP IX
235
Natural Decay
241
Civil Causes affecting the Distribution of Plants
247
CHAr XI
261
Of the Analysis and constituent Parts of Soils
267
Of the Improvement of Soils
273
Rotation of Crops
280
Of Manures of Mineral Origin s
293
Of the specific Application of fermentative and Fossil or Saline
299
Heat Light and Electricity
308
BOOK III
315
Utensils
327
Miscellaneous Articles used in Gardening
339
Tage
345
Fixed Structures 846
347
CHAP III
376
Decorative Buildings
393
Convenient Decorations
399
Of the Improvement of the Mechanical Agents of Gardening
405
Of transferring Designs from Paper or Memory to Ground
417
PART III
489
Soil
495
Water
498
RingFence and Slip
508
Of the Selection and Arrangement of Espaliers and Dwarf
516
Of the General Cultivation and Management of a Kitchen Garden
525
Pruning and Training
531
Vermin Insects Diseases and Accidents
537
Of Gathering and Storing Orchard Fruits
543
Vinery
549
Details in the Construction of Culinary HotHouses
555
Sweet Herbs
750
Plants used in Tarts Confectionary and Domestic Medicine
756
Edible Wild Plants neglected or not in Cultivation
766
CHAP IX
773
Stone Fruits 779
798
Berries
816
Nuts
833
September
893
December
894
of Forming the Shrubbery CHAP IV
909
Of Planting the Shrubbery
912
Qf the HotHouses used in Ornamental Horticulture olo CHAP VI
930
General Culture and Management of the Ornamental or Botanic Hothouses
935
CHAP VIII
938
Floricultural Catalogue Herbaceous Plants
940
Florists or Select Flowers ib Sunsect 1 The Hyacinth 940 l SUBsect 14 The Dahlia
962
The Tulip 944 Subsect 15 The Auricula
963
The Ranunculus 948 Sunsect 16 The Polyanthus
974
The Anemone 952 Subsect 17 The Carnation
976
The Crocus 953 Subsect 18 The Pink
985
The Narcissus 956 Subsect 19 The Double Rocke
987
The Iris 957 Subsect 20 The Cardinal Flower ib Swnsecr 8 The Fritillary 958 Subsect 21 The Pyramidal Bell Subsect 9 The Lily 959 flower Su...
991
The Paeony 962 Subsect 25 The Mignionette
992
Species and Varieties of perennial fibrous ramose tuberous and creepingrooted Herbaceous BorderFlowers arranged as to their Time of Flowering He...
993
Species and Varieties of Bulbousrooted BorderFlowers
1000
Species and Varieties of Biennial BorderFlowers 100s
1003
Species and Varieties of Hardy Annual BorderFlowers
1004
Species and Varieties of HalfHardy Annual Border Flowers
1006
Flowers for particular Purposes
1007
Catalogue of Hardy Trees with showy Flowers
1013
General Catalogue of Shrubs
1022
Selections of Shrubs for particular Purposes
1028
Greenhouse Plants
1034
Woody GreenHouse Plants
1039
Climbing Green House Plants
1048
Climbing BarkStove Plants
1063
Selections of Dry and BarkStove Plants for such as have only
1069
Of the Uses of Trees individually as Objects of Consumption
1075
Of the Classification of Plantations or Assemblages of Trees
1081
On forming Plantations in which Ornament or Effect is the leading Consider
1093
CHAP V
1102
CHAP VI
1114
CHAP VII
1123
Arboricultural Catalogue 1 134
1134
Softwooded Trees
1145
Of the Beauties of LandscapeGardening as an inventive and mixed
1151
Of the Materials of LandscapeGardening
1158
Of operating with Water
1166
Of the accidental Accompaniments to the Materials of Landscape
1174
On laying out Private Gardens or Residences 118O
1180
Public Gardens
1186
CHAP V
1195
Garden Counsellors Artists or Professors 12Ol
1201
Commercial Gardens
1212
Public Gardens
1219

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Página 11 - that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection.
Página 36 - where is a noble conserve of all those rarities; and at the end of it is the arch of Constantine, painted on a wall in oil, as large as the real one at Koine, so well done, that even a man skilled in painting may mistake it for stone and sculpture, The sky and
Página 124 - said, he thought that was the best climate where he could be abroad in the air with pleasure, or at least without trouble and inconvenience, the most days of the year, and the most hours of the day ; and this
Página 21 - on the terrace or hilly garden, there is a grove of stately trees, among which are sheep, shepherds, and wild beasts, cut very artificially in a grey stone ; fountains, rocks, and fish-ponds. Casting your eyes one way, you would imagine yourself in a wilderness and silent country ; sideways, in the heart of a great city.
Página 289 - of the surrounding air; the great object in the application of manure should be to make it afford as much soluble matter as possible to the roots of the plant ; and that in a slow and gradual manner, so that it may be entirely consumed in forming its sap and organised parts.
Página 36 - newly watered, and furnished with statues, fountains, and groves ; the walks are very fine ; the fountain of Laocoon is in a large square pool, throwing the water near forty feet high, and having about it a multitude of statues and basins, and is a surprising object ; but nothing is more esteemed than the cascade,
Página 36 - terminating in a grotto. Here are also fountains that cast water to a great, height, and large ponds, two of which have islands for harbour of fowls, of which there is store. One of these islands has a receptacle for them, built of vast pieces of rock, near fifty feet high, grown over with moss, ivy,
Página 310 - the atmosphere, by radiating their heat to the heavens, I perceived immediately a just reason for the practice, which I had before deemed useless. Being desirous, however, of acquiring some precise information on this subject, I fixed, perpendicularly, in the earth of a grass-plat, four small sticks, and over their upper extremities, which were six inches above the grass, and formed the
Página 281 - neighbourhood, and in similar situations, as the difference of the composition may, in many cases, indicate the most proper methods of improvement. If, on washing a sterile soil, it is found to contain the salts of iron, or any acid matter, it may be ameliorated by the application of quick-lime. A soil of good apparent texture,
Página 237 - and snow-drop protrude their flowers in February; the primrose in the month of March ; the cowslip in April ; the great mass of plants in May and June ; many in July, August, and September ; some not till the month of October, as the meadow saffron; and some not till the approach or middle of winter, as the Laurustinus and

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