The Kitchen & Flower Garden; Or, the Culture in the Open Ground of Roots, Vegetables, Herbs & Fruits

The Kitchen & Flower Garden; Or, the Culture in the Open Ground of Roots, Vegetables, Herbs & Fruits

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ... Be thankful to Heaven for the blessings of health, strength, and freedom; and remember that a gardener's work is never done. INDEX. Aleeost, employed for confectionery, Sec., 121. American Cress, a salad plant, 113. Angelica, emplpvcd for confectionery, &C, 121. Anise, employed for garnishing, &c 131. Apples, culture of, 141; varieties of, 143. April, kitchen-gar den operations dur-ing the month of, 176. Apricots, culture of, 144; varieties of, 145; disbudding and pruning, 146. Artichoke, Jerusalem, 34. Artichokes, culture of, 96; artichoke plantation, ii7-Asparagus, culture of, 63; beds of, 68. Asparagus-broccoli, 65. Aubergine, employed in cookery, &c., 125. August, kitchen-garden operations during the month of, 180. Balm, employed medicinally, 122. Bandoline, prepared from the quince, 162. Basil, employed in confectionery, &c., 122. Beans, culture of, 86 et seq.; the garden bean, 86; the French bean, &c., 88; the runner bean, 89; the scarlet runner, 90. Bell-glasses, useful in gardening, 16. Bill-hook, necessary for gardening, 17 Borage, employed in garnishing, &c., 122. Borecole, &c., culture of, 58. Broccoli, natural history of, and culture, 63; varieties of, 65. Brook-lime, a salad plant, 113. Brussels sprouts, culture cf, 57. Budding-knife, necessary in gardening, 17-Bulbs, esculent, culture of, 36. Burnet, used for salad, 123. Cabbage lettuces, varieties of, 106. Cabbage soup, a nutritious article of diet, 59, 6l); receipts for making, ib. Cabbage tribe, general culture of the, 53 et aeq.; the early York, 53; varieties of the, 6iet aeq.t:,9; savoys, 57; Brussels sprouts, Milan cabbages, Portugal cabbages, &c., ib.; Scotch kale, 58; cow cabbages, &c., 59; turnip-rooted cabbage, do; the..."
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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 231g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123661979X
  • 9781236619792