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Page 165 - And it came to pass, that on the morrow Moses went into the tabernacle of witness ; and, behold, the rod of Aaron for the house of Levi was budded, and brought forth buds, and bloomed blossoms, and yielded almonds.
Page 58 - To produce this, the great object was to retard the protrusion of the flower-stalk, that it might become of great strength. The compost employed was of the most nutritive and stimulating kind, consisting of one part of unfermented horse-dung, fresh from the stable, and without litter, one part of burnt turf, one part of decayed leaves, and two parts of green turf, the latter being in lumps of about an inch in diameter, in order to keep the mass so hollow that the water might escape and the air enter.
Page 208 - Ferns in British Gardens, with Instructions for their Cultivation and Treatment, as well on a large scale as in Fern Cases and Glasses. By SOME OF THE CONTRIBUTORS то THE JOURNAL OP HORTICULTURE.
Page 208 - Rabbit and Beekeeping. The treatment of soils ; Manures, Cropping and Rotation of Crops. Brewing ; Wine Making ; Vegetable Cookery, and the Preserving of Fruits and Vegetables. Natural History and Botany, so far as they relate to Gardening and Husbandry, are amply treated on, and embrace Zoology, Geology, Mineralogy, Meteorology, and Physiological, Structural, Systematic, and Popular Botany. Biographies and Portraits of the most celebrated Horticulturists. Reviews of New Books relating to the above...
Page 139 - ... for a long time. This treatment is especially valuable in the case of small trees of feeble or stunted growth, which are frequently cut back to a single bud, and a new shoot or shoots, full of vigor, gives a healthy habit to the tree.
Page 69 - He acts upon the principle that if a thing is worth doing at all it is worth doing well : — and the thing that he " does" especially well is the public.
Page 112 - Landscape Gardening and Garden Architecture ; descriptions of all the newest Inventions in Garden Structures, Tools, and Implements ; and a detail of work to be done in each department -during every week in the year. In Rural and Domestic Economy, it treats of the Farm and Poultry-yard ; Allotment Farming ; the Dairy ; the Pigeon-house ; and Babbit and Beekeeping.
Page 208 - Gardening, both economical and decorative, are fully discussed, as well as Forcing, Landscape Gardening, Arboriculture, and more particularly Fruit Tree Culture, and the Science of Pomology. The Horticultural Department consists of all the operations of the Fruit, Flower, and Kitchen Garden ; Notices of all the New Fruits, Flowers, and Vegetables ; Arboriculture ; Landscape Gardening, and Garden Architecture ; descriptions of all the newest Inventions in Garden Structures, Tools and Implements; and...
Page 103 - According to Saussure, the cause of the sap's ascent is to be found in a peculiar species of irritability, inherent in the sap vessels themselves, and dependent upon vegetable life ; in consequence of which they are rendered capable of a certain degree of contraction, according as the internal surface is affected by the application of stimuli, as well as of subsequent dilatation, according as the action of the stimulus subsides: thus admitting and...