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An encyclopaedia of gardening. Comprising the theory and practice of horticulture, floriculture, arboriculture, and landscape-gardening, including all the latest improvements; a general history of gardening in all countries; and a statistical view of its present state, with suggestions for its future progress in the British Isles
- Loudon, J. C. 1783-1843.
Paradisi in sole paradisus terrestris. Or, a garden of all sorts of pleasant flowers which our English ayre will permitt to be noursed vp: with a kitchen garden of all manner of herbes, rootes & fruites, for meate or sause vsed with vs: and an orchard of all sorte of fruitbearing trees and shrubbes fit for our land together with the right orderinge, planting, and preseruing of them, and their vses and vertues
- Parkinson, John, 1567-1650.
The gardeners labyrinth, or, a new art of gardening. Wherein is laid down new and rare inventions and secrets of gardening ... for sowing, planting ... Lastly, here is set down the physical benefit of each herbe, with the commodities of the waters distilled out of them
- Hill, Thomas, approximately 1528-
- 1651-1652 [v. 1, 1652]
Les agremens de la campagne, ou remarques particulieres sur la construction des maisons de campagne plus ou moins magnifiques; des jardins de plaisance, et des plantages ... on y a ajoute un traité touchant la manière de couper et de multiplier les arbres fruitiers et sauvages ... comment on peut cultiver ... les ananas, les citroniers, etc. ... la manière de construire les thermometres nécessaires
- Court van der Voort, Pieter de la, 1664-1739.
A general treatise of husbandry and gardening. Containing such observations and experiments as are new and useful for the improvement of land. With an account of such extraordinary inventions, and natural productions, as may help the ingenious in their studies, and promote universal learning ...
- Bradley, Richard, 1688-1732.
The gardeners dictionary. Containing the best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, flower garden, and nursery, as also for performing the practical parts of agriculture ... together with directions for propagating and improving from real practice and experience, all sorts of timber trees
- Miller, Philip, 1691-1771.
A complete body of planting and gardening. Containing the natural history, culture, and management of deciduous and evergreen forest-trees ... also instructions for laying-out and disposing of pleasure and flower-gardens ... likewise ... rules for the management of a kitchen-garden ... to which is added the manner of planting and cultivating fruit-gardens and orchards. The whole forming a complete history of timber-trees ... as well as a general system of the present practice of the flower, fruit, and kitchen gardens
- Hanbury, William, 1725-1778.
The complete farmer: or, a general dictionary of husbandry, in all its branches; containing the various methods of cultivating and improving every species of land, according to the precepts of both the old and new husbandry ... To which is now first added the gardener's kalendar. Calculated for the use of farmers and country gentlemen.
- Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)