The English Gardener: Or, A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, Enclosing and Laying-out of Kitchen Gardens ... Concluding with a Kalendar, Giving Instructions Relative to the Sowings, Plantings, Prunings ... in Each Month of the Year

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The author, 1829 - 479 Seiten
 

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I've always wanted to tend a garden according to Cobbett's directives in this book. Alas, I live in Australia, and the climate wouldn't have it. Still, perhaps one day a twelve-foot stone wall, and fruit trees strategically placed as to lure small boys away from the main crops, will be mine... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 1 - ... cut upward instead of downward. Then place the scion upon the stock, inserting the tongue of the scion into the tongue of the stock. Bring the four edges of the bark — that is, the two edges of the cut in the top of the stock, and the two corresponding edges of the cut in the bottom of the scion, to meet precisely ; or, if the scion be in diameter a smaller piece of wood than the stock, so that its two edges of bark cannot both meet those of the stock, then let only one meet, but be ture that...

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