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You should also cut off the Tops of such Shoots, which have been produced the same Spring, early in May, from some of these Sorts of Roses which are planted in the open Air, and upon a strong Soil : this will cause them to make new Shoots; which will flower late in Autumn; as will also the late removing the Plants in Spring, provided they do not suffer by Drought, as I have several times experienced; but particularly in the Year 1718. when I had Occasion to remove a large Parcel of these Plants in May, just as they were beginning to flower: in doing o which, I cut off all the Flowerbuds, and after having opened a Trench in the Place where they were to be planted, I poured a large Quantity of Water, so as to render the Ground like a Pap; then I took up the Plants, and placed them therein as soon as posfible, that their Roots might not dry; and after planting them, I watered the Ground well again, and covered the Surface over with Mulch, to prevent its drying; after this I repeated watering the Plants all over two or three times a Week, in the Evening, until they had taken Root: in about three Weeks time, the Plants shot out again, and produced a great Quantity of Flowers in August and September, which were as fair as those produced in june. This is the only Sort of Rose for this Purpose, there being no other Sort which will flower both early and

late, except this. The next Sort of Rose which flowers in the open Air, is the Cinamon, which is immediately followed by the Damask Rose; then the Blush, and 1%rk, and Lancaster come ; after which, the Provence, A a Dutch

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