The Gardeners' Chronicle: A Weekly Illustrated Journal of Horticulture and Allied Subjects

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Gardeners Chronicle, 1889 - Horticulture
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Page 243 - Sow peas and beans in the wane of the moon ; Who soweth them sooner he soweth too soon ; That they with the planet may rest and rise, And flourish with bearing most plentiful-wi!>e': showing, as Dr.
Page 233 - I would as lief see a patent churn and a man turning it. They are, commonly, places merely where somebody is making money, it may be counterfeiting. The virtue of making two blades of grass grow where only one grew before does not begin to be superhuman.
Page 378 - TIL, was then built, having among other fine features, a hall of 54x18 feet running through it; on one side, the fine extent of simple and dignified lawn, and on the other side is a French parterre or architectural garden (Plate IV.) with fountains, bordered by heavy balustrades, surmounted at intervals by vases, with steps leading through a series of terraces to the lake, a fine sheet of water of about a mile in extent, having a peculiarly varied and beautiful outline. From this French parterre,...
Page 308 - ... used only as a canal or towing-path for the same, or as a railway constructed under the powers of any Act of parliament for public conveyance, shall be assessed in respect of the same in the proportion of onefourth part only of such net annual value thereof :
Page 153 - On summary conviction to imprisonment, with or without hard labour, for a term not exceeding four months, or to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds, and in the case of a second or subsequent conviction to imprisonment, with or without hard labour...
Page 281 - In our earlier papers we had concluded that, excepting the small amount of combined nitrogen annually coming down in rain and the minor aqueous deposits from the atmosphere, the source of the nitrogen of...
Page 153 - Every person who sells, or exposes for, or has in his possession for, sale, or any purpose of trade or manufacture, any goods or things to which any forged trade-mark or false trade description is applied, or to which any trade-mark or mark so nearly resembling a trade-mark as to be calculated to deceive is falsely applied...
Page 247 - Every person who shall erect a new building shall cause such building to be enclosed with walls constructed of good bricks, stone or other hard and incombustible materials properly bonded and solidly put together...
Page 311 - The unit of time adopted for the calculations to which I am about to refer is a day, and the unit of what may be termed the effective temperature is, therefore, a day degree. A day degree, therefore, signifies 1 Fahr. of excess or defect of temperature, above or below 42, continued for twenty-four hours, or any other number of degrees for an inversely proportional number of hours.
Page 282 - ... some of them, at any rate, may acquire nitrogen brought into combination under the influence of lower organisms, the development of which is, apparently, in some cases, a coincident of the growth of the higher plant whose nutrition they are to serve.

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