Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 15
Sir Joseph Paxton
Orr and Smith, 1849 - Botany
Periodical devoted to the illustration in colour of new and uncommon plants grown in British gardens; although primarily horticultural in appeal, it contains the first descriptions of many new species.
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Page 116 - And the navy also of Hiram, that brought gold from Ophir, brought in from Ophir great plenty of Almug trees, and precious stones.
Page 154 - Being desirous," says Dr. Wells, " of acquiring some precise information on this subject, I fixed, perpendicularly in the earth of a grass-plot, four small sticks, and over their upper extremities, which were six inches above the grass, and formed the corners of a square, the sides of which were two feet long,
Page 133 - 1. Dew is commonly more plentiful in spring and autumn than in summer ; the reason is, that a greater difference is generally found between the temperatures of the day and the night in the former seasons of the year than in the latter. In spring this circumstance is
Page 204 - The crops on a field, diminish or increase, in exact proportion to the diminution or increase of the mineral substances conveyed to it in manures.
Page 134 - exists without Dew being formed ; and that bodies become colder than the neighbouring air before they are dewed. The cold, therefore, which Mr. Wilson and Mr. Six supposed to be the effect of dew, was found by Dr. Wells to be the cause of it.
Page 117 - to the king's palace, and harps and psalteries for singers ; and there were none such seen before in the land of Judah,
Page 39 - The proper time for taking cuttings from the mother plant, is when the sap is in full motion, in order that, in returning by the bark, it may form a callus, or protruding ring of granular substance between the bark and