The Gardener, a Magazine of Horticulture and Floriculture Volume 5

The Gardener, a Magazine of Horticulture and Floriculture Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...to do with the derangement. It is, however, caused by too much moisture in the air and insufficient ventilation in many cases. Other causes in abundance have been assigned. And while we will undertake to bring on the derangement in a very short time by the cause we have named, we do not say that there is no other, although we know of no other cause. J. F.--Thanks for your suggestion, which shall be considered. International Horticultural Exhirition.--We are sure that it will be gratifying to many of our readers to know that the Glasgow and West of Scotland Horticultural Society intend to hold a great International Show in 1872 similar to those Bo successfully held by the Royal Caledonian Society in Edinburgh in 1865 and 1869. Another opportunity will then be afforded to horticulturists from all parts to meet in friendly rivalry, and we feel sure that such a meeting will have the effect of advancing horticulture, and of causing horticulturists from places far apart to respect each other more and more. And there can be co doubt that the great metropolis of the west of Scotland is in a position to offer the very best of encouragement to exhibitors. W. T.--What you suggest has often been talked of, but the Edinburgh Council seem perfectly apathetic about horticulture, hence the town has fallen sadly behind in gardening for the people. Inquiries having been made for a somewhat fuller definition of the meaning of the phrase, "any branch of British Economic Entomology," used in the announcement of a prize of 5, offered by the Royal Horticultural Society for "the best miscellanous collection of any branch of British Economic Entomology," we are requested to state that it relates to such departments of Economic Entomology as coucern forests, fields, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236676610
  • 9781236676610