My own garden; or, The young gardener's year book

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Seite 43 - ... tolerably warm, it will remain in a growing state all the winter, and by spring its stem will begin to appear woody. It should be treated in the same manner the following year, all the side branches being cut off as they appear, except those that are to form the head of the tree ; and by the third spring it will have bark on its trunk, and be completely a shrub. It may now be suffered to flower, and its blossoms, which will be delightfully fragrant, will continue to be produced every summer,...
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Seite 2 - Children should have their gardens in an open airy situation, with plenty of light and air ; partly because few plants will grow under the drip of trees, and consequently the difficulty of keeping the garden nice is greatly increased, and partly because it is unhealthy for children to work in a garden in a close damp situation. The garden should also be in good light soil, to lessen the labour of digging.
Seite 3 - ... and particularly so to a child, I once heard a little boy say : " Those lettuces are my own, out of my own garden, and I grew them for mamma," with an expression of intense enjoyment, that I have never forgotten, though many years have since rolled over my head, and the boy has become a...
Seite 43 - The plant should be kept in a warm room all winter, regularly watered every day, and in the spring the stem will begin to appear woody. The second summer the same treatment should be observed, aud the following spring it will have hark on its trunk and be completely a shrub.
Seite 44 - ... perennial. They all require a rich but light soil, and will grow well in a compost of equal parts of heath mould and loam, enriched with about the proportion of a fourth part to the whole, of decayed leaves, or thoroughly rotten manure ; and they should be trained against stakes or trelliswork, as their stems are too feeble to support themselves. Most of the tender kinds of Convolvulus were separated from it by Linnaeus, and formed into the genus Ipama'a.
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Seite 21 - ... completely hide the pistil ; as when the stigma projects, which it does occasionally, like the head of a large pin, the flower is called pin-eyed, and is considered worthless. There is a double Polyanthus, but it is also considered of no value by florists.
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