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The Book of Garden Management

The Book of Garden Management

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ISBN-13: 9781108049399
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/21/2012
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Life Sciences
Pages: 948
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 2.13(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. History and literature of gardening; 2. Formation of natural soils; 3. On the choice of a garden-site; 4. Mechanical preparation of soils; 5. Of gardening styles and plans; 6. On laying-out gardens; 7. Fences, walls, and shelters; 8. Fountains, fish-ponds, and ornamental waters; 9. Roads, walks, and bridges; 10. Principles of vegetation; 11. Pests of the garden; 12. Levelling and laying-out gardens; 13. Furnishing the garden; 14. Monthly calendar for January; 15. On planting, pruning, and training fruit-trees; 16. Monthly calendar for February; 17. Glazed horticultural buildings; 18. Monthly calendar for March; 19. Orchard-houses; 20. Monthly calendar for April; 21. Autumnal flowering-plants; 22. Monthly calendar for May; 23. Old gardens and their renewal; 24. Monthly calendar for June; 25. Monthly calendar for July; 26. Flower and fruit cultivation under glass; 27. On gathering and storing fruit; 28. Monthly calendar for August; 29. On harvesting soils and manures; 30. The florist-flower garden; 31. Monthly calendar for September; 32. The rose garden; 33. Monthly calendar for October; 34. Standard, climbing, and potted roses; 35. Harmonizing colours in furnishing flower-beds; 36. Monthly calendar for November; 37. Monthly calendar for December; Index.

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