The Gardener's Monthly and Horticulturist, Volume 23

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Thomas Meehan
Charles H. Marot, 1881 - Gardening

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Page 23 - THE FRUITS AND FRUIT TREES OF AMERICA, Or, the Culture, Propagation, and Management in the Garden and Orchard of Fruit Trees generally; with descriptions of all the finest varieties of fruit, native and foreign, cultivated In this country.
Page 252 - Lord, thou hast smitten us because of our iniquity, and hath driven us forth, and for this many years we have been in the wilderness; nevertheless, thou hast been merciful unto us. O Lord, look upon me in pity, and turn away thine anger from this thy people, and suffer not that they shall go forth across this raging deep in darkness, but behold these ''things which I have moulten out of the rock.
Page 251 - twere well; and only therefore Desire to breed by me. — Here's flowers for you; Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed with the sun, And with him rises weeping...
Page 14 - Quantities of Materials in given Sizes and Dimensions of Wood, Brick and Stone; and full and complete Bills of Prices for Carpenter's...
Page 16 - Gardening, adapted to North America; with a view to the improvement of country residences. Comprising historical notices and general principles of the art, directions for laying out grounds and arranging plantations, the description and cultivation of hardy trees, decorative accompaniments to the house and grounds, the formation of pieces of artificial water, flower gardens, etc. With remarks on rural architecture.
Page 91 - Gardener's Dictionary. Describing the Plants, Fruits, and Vegetables desirable for the Garden, and explaining the Terms and Operations employed in their cultivation. New edition (1893-4), revised by O.'H.
Page 318 - ... at too great hazard that grow on a dizzy crag, or among the grass where adders creep, or in the lofty crevice of some tottering wall, or on the brink of a swollen flood ; and all the more if, such as our poet describes, — " Pleasures are like poppies spread, We nip the flower, the bloom is fled ; Or, like the snow-flake on the river, A moment white, then gone for ever.
Page 252 - And they did land upon the shore of the promised land. And when they had set their feet upon the shores of the promised land they bowed themselves down upon the face of the land, and did humble themselves before the Lord, and did shed tears of joy before the Lord, because of the multitude...
Page 128 - To this question I, for my own part, can only reply that I do not believe that the horticulturist can sell his small fruits anywhere in the ordinary markets of the world at so high a price as to the robin, provided that he uses proper diligence that the little huckster does n't overreach him in the bargain.
Page 224 - Life is too short for it to be an object to wait too long for trees to grow, and planting large ones is an expensive, as well as an unsatisfactory business. A tree in a rich and deep soil will grow as much in one year aa in five in a poor one.

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