The Gardeners' Dictionary; Enumerating the Plants, Fruits, and Vegetables Desirable for the Garden and Explaining the Terms and Operations Employed in Their Cultivations

The Gardeners' Dictionary; Enumerating the Plants, Fruits, and Vegetables Desirable for the Garden and Explaining the Terms and Operations Employed in Their Cultivations

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...1843. Evergreen tree. Leiophy'li.um. (From leios, smooth, and phyllon, a leaf. Nat. ord., Heathworts Ericaceae. Linn.,10-Decandria l-Monogynia. Allied to Ledum.) Hardy evergreen shrub. Cuttings and layers; peaty soil. See Ammy'bsinb. L. Lyo'nii (Lyon's). White. April. Carolina. 1812, Lemon. See Ci'trus. Lemo'nia. (Named after Sir G. Lemon, M.P. Nat. ord., Sueworts Rutaceie. Linn., 5-Pentandria-Monogynia. Allied to Monnieria.) Stove evergreen shrub. Cuttings of half-ripe shoots in sand, under a bell-glass, in bottomheat; sandy peat and fibry loam. Summer temp., 60 to 85; winter, 50 to 6o. L. spectafbilis (beautiful). Deep rose. September. Cuba. 1839. Lenne'a. (Named after M. Lenni, a foreign landscape-gardener. Nat. ord., Leguminous Plants Fabacea?. Linn., 17-Diadelphia i-Decandria. Allied to Robinia.) Greenhouse deciduous shrub. Young shoota in spring, or ripened shoots towards autumn, under a hand-light. Must have similar protection and treatment to the Oeni'sta Cunarie'nsis. L. Robinoi'des (Robinia-like). Crimson. April. Mexico. 1843. Leochi'lus. (From leios, smooth, and cheilos, a lip. Nat. ord., Orchids Orchidacesej. Linn., W-Qynandria 1-Monandria. Allied to Oncidium.) Stove orchids. Division in spring; fibry reat, sphagnum, and crocks, and cultivated in shallow baskets, suspended from the roof of a moist or chtd-house. Winter temp., 55 to 60; sun.mer 60 to 80. L. carina'lns (keeled). Orange. Xalapa. 1842.--cochle/i'ris (spoon-lipped). Yellow. Dominica. 1842.--mnguinoltSntus (bloody). Crimson. LaGuayra. 1842. Leono'tis. Lion's Ear. (From lean, a lion, and ous, an ear; some resemblance in the flower. Nat. ord., Labiates Lamiacese. Linn., li-Didynamia 1-Gymnospermia. Allied to Phlomis.) Annuals, by seed in hotbed, and young plants then treated...show more

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  • Paperback | 770 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,352g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236495713
  • 9781236495716