Every Man His Own Gardener: Being a New, and Much More Complete, Gardener's Kalendar Than Any One Hitherto Published. ... By Thomas Mawe. ... and Other Gardeners

W. Griffin, 1767 - 404 Seiten
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Seite 210 - ... manner, that they naturally grow into at this season, it would not only prove detrimental, in a great degree, to the trees, but would also very much retard the growth and ripening of their fruit.
Seite 259 - ... into the wood, drawing it under the bud, and cut the -piece off across the shoot; then immediately let that part of the wood which was cut off with the bud be separated from it, which may be readily done with the knife, by placing the point of it between the bark and wood at one end, and, holding the bark in one hand, pull off the woody part with the other, which will readily come from the bark, if the tree from which it was taken be in a vigorous condition.
Seite 75 - There should be some both of the salmon and short-top kinds, sown at three different times this month ; that is, at the beginning, middle, and latter end ; by which means there will be a due succession of young radishes for the table. Let this seed be sown now, in an open compartment, observing the same method as in February, page 123.
Seite 23 - Draw a small circle with your finger, about four or five inches diameter ; in the middle plant one root, and plant three or four round the edge of the circle : about eighteen inches or two or three feet farther, make another circle, and plant the roots as above ; and so proceed to the end of the border, &c ; or may vary the patches, in having some near the edge, and others more towards the middle: observing...
Seite 71 - ... according to the temperature of the weather. Refresh them now and then with water ; let this be given very moderately, and in a mild sunny day ; the best time for doing this is from ten to two o'clock. Cover the glasses with mats every...
Seite 74 - Or some of the cos kinds particularly, may be sown thinly among the crops of carrots, parsneps, leeks, &c. some for transplanting, and others to remain for full growth. In sowing lettuce, it is of much importance to have...
Seite 280 - Water them as soon as planted, and in dry weather let the waterings be repeated once every two or three days until the plants have taken root.
Seite 254 - ... by taking the glasses quite off in the morning, but cover again every night. When the weather is extremely wet, keep the lights on ; but, at the same time, if mild weather, let the glasses be raised two or three inches or more behind, or in front, to admit a large share of fresh air to the plants. When dead leaves at any time appear upon the plants, let them be taken off, and keep them perfectly clear from weeds. Where cauliflowers were not pricked in frames, etc., or potted up as directed last...
Seite 82 - ... the plants, let them be planted in rows, about six inches apart, and five or six inches asunder in the rows ; let them have immediately a tolerable watering, to settle the earth close about their roots.

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