The Gardeners Dictionary; Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit and Plea

The Gardeners Dictionary; Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving All Sorts of Trees, Plants, and Flowers, for the Kitchen, Fruit and Plea

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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. 1754 edition. Excerpt: ...they will draw up too weak. A these Plants advance, their Branches must be supported by Stakes, to prevent their trailing over other neighbouring Plants; and when their Shoots are too tall to remain under the common Frames, they should be shifted into larger Pots, and plung'd into the Bark-bed in the Stove; where they must be placed on the Backside, with Granadilla's, and other climbing Plants; which should be supported by an Espalier, on which they will climb to the Top of the Stove, and make a Variety, as their Leaves always remain green. In the Summer-season, when the Weather is warm, they should have a great Share of free Air admitted to them, by drawing down the Glasses of the Stove every Day; but they are too tender ro thrive in the open Air in England, even in the 4 M Middle Middle of Summer; so they should be constantly kept in the Stove, where they mould have a moderate Degree of Warmth in Winter; in which they will thrive better than in a greater Share of Heat. SERPYLLUM, Mother-ofthyme. The CbaraeJers are; // hath trailing Branches, which are not so woody and bar J as those of Thyme; but in emery other respect is the fame. The Species arc; I. Serpyllum-vulgare tnajus, fore purpureo. C. B. P. Greater common Mother-of-thyme, with a purple Flower. i. Serpyllum mulgare minus. C. B. P. Common smaller Motheros-thyme. 3. Serpyllum wulgare, store ample. Raii Syn. Common Mother ofth me, with a large Flower. 4. Serpyllum citratum. Ger. Emac. Lemon thyme. c. Serpyllum adore juglandis. y.B. Mother-of-thyme smelling like Walnuts. 6. Serpyllum vulgare hirsutum. Haii Syn. Hairy wild Thyme. 7. Serpyllum latisAium hirsutum. C. B. P. Broad leav'd hairy wild Thyme. 8. Serpyllum vulgare minus, fore albo. C. B. P. Greater wild Thyme, with a white Flower. 9...show more

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  • Paperback | 316 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 567g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236587448
  • 9781236587442