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Page 36 - The bed should be dug from eighteen inches to two feet deep, and not raised more than four inches above the level of the walks, to preserve the moisture more effectually : at about five inches below the surface should be placed a stratum of...
Page ii - Bulbs to dry. — Reasons why they should be taken up. — Directions for striking Pink Pipings. — Cuttings of China, Moss, and other Roses. — Ornamental Vases and Tables of Flowers. — Fruits of Industry. — Gardening considered as a rational Amusement — Gathering Seeds, and drying them.
Page i - Introduction. — The City.' — St. Paul's Cathedral ; General Description ; Monuments ; Objects of interest. — Paul's Cross. — Post Office. — Fleet Market. — Farringdon Market. — Old Bailey Sessions
Page ii - EXTRACT FROM CONTENTS : Directions for laying out. — Climbers. — Designs for Arbours — Centre Beds. — Distinction between Shrubs. — Annuals. — Roots. — Hints for planting Herbaceous Plants, as to height, colour, &c. — Tools. — Different sorts of Roses. — Flowering Shrubs. — Pruning. — Marking Sticks. — Advice as to particular Flowers Transplanting. — American Shrubs. — Evergreens. — Handweeding, Raking, &c. — Rock Work. — Growing Carnations.— Flower Baskets....