Every Man His Own Gardener, or a Plain Treatise on the Cultivation of Every Requisite Vegetable in the Kitchen Garden, Alphabetically Arranged

Every Man His Own Gardener, or a Plain Treatise on the Cultivation of Every Requisite Vegetable in the Kitchen Garden, Alphabetically Arranged : With Direction for the Green and Hothouse, Vineyard, Nursery, &C (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Every Man His Own Gardener, or a Plain Treatise on the Cultivation of Every Requisite Vegetable in the Kitchen Garden, Alphabetically Arranged: With Direction for the Green and Hothouse, Vineyard, Nursery, &C I commenced operations for Dr. Hosack, in new-york, by laying out his grounds. 0n making inquiries of those who followed the busi ness, relative to the usual time of putting some crops in the ground, the information I obtained, was, for a time, my guide. I was, however, firmly satisfied, that the appointed times oh served by my fellow-labourers, were based on uncertainty, and of course induced repeated failures and great disappointment for instance, with regard to raising, in continuation, a good crop of Spring Cauliflower, as well as some other vegetables. I perused several eminent authors on Gardening, and became thoroughly convinced that a most material deviation from their instruc tions must be adopted by the practical cultivator in this country, in order to crown his labours with success. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243100736
  • 9780243100736