The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste, Volume 4; Volume 9

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Luther Tucker, 1854 - Gardening

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Page 218 - And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Page 219 - Imbrowned the noontide bowers : thus was this place A happy rural seat of various view ; Groves whose rich trees wept odorous gums and balm ; Others whose fruit, burnished with golden rind, • Hung amiable, Hesperian fables true, If true, here only, and of delicious taste...
Page 17 - eggs of the chinch-bug are laid in the ground, in which the young have been found, in great abundance, at the depth of an inch or more. They make their appearance on wheat about the middle of June, and may be seen in their various stages of growth on...
Page 204 - Below, a circling fence, its leaves are seen Wrinkled and keen; No grazing cattle, through their prickly round, Can reach to wound ; But as they grow where nothing is to fear, Smooth and unarmed the pointless leaves appear.
Page 221 - ... twelve manner of fruits, and yielding her fruit every month ; whose leaves are for the healing of the nations...
Page 457 - It is interesting, therefore, to know that, in addition to the peculiar flavor which first recommends it, the onion is remarkably nutritious. According to my analyses, the dried onion root contains from twenty-five to thirty per cent of gluten.
Page 238 - Then spring the living herbs, profusely wild, O'er all the deep-green earth, beyond the power Of botanist to number up their tribes...
Page 418 - BULLOCK. — The American Cottage Builder : A Series of Designs, Plans and Specifications, from $200 to $20,000, for Homes for the People ; together with Warming, Ventilation, Drainage, Painting and Landscape Gardening. By JOHN BULLOCK, Architect and Editor of " The Rudiments of Architecture and Building,
Page 126 - And this may very well be true, if it does not grow above two inches in diameter in twenty years, which we believe to be the fact.
Page 125 - But the great beauty of Californian vegetation is a species of Taxodium, which gives the mountains a most peculiar, I was almost going to say awful appearance — something which plainly tells us we are not in Europe.

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