Greenhouse Management: A Manual for Florists and Flower Lovers on the Forcing of Flowers, Vegetables and Fruits in Greenhouses and the Propagation and Care of House Plants
Judd, 1898 - 382 páginas
This 1898 volume explores the advantages and disadvantages of gardening in greenhouses.
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Página 378 - This work is offered to those American Farmers and other cultivators of the soil who, from painful experience, can readily appreciate the losses which result from the scarcity of water at critical periods. By Henry Stewart. Fully illustrated. Cloth, 12mo. 1.50 Quinn's Money in the Garden.
Página 380 - CONTAINING THE NECESSARY INFORMATION FOR PRESERVING THE Health and Curing the Diseases of Oxen, Cows, Sheep, and Swine, with a great variety of Original Recipes and Valuable Information In reference to Farm and Dairy management, whereby every man can be his own Cattle Doctor. The principles taught in...
Página 379 - The Dairyman's Manual. By Henry Stewart, author of "The Shepherd's Manual," "Irrigation," etc. A useful and practical work by a writer who Is well known as thoroughly familiar with the subject of which he writes. Cloth, 12mo 2.00 Truck Farming at the South. A work giving the experience of a successful grower of vegetables or " grain truck'' for Northern markets. Essential to any one who contemplates entering this promising field of Agriculture.
Página 376 - The modern and most successful methods of heating and ventilating are fully treated upon. Special chapters are devoted to houses used for the growing of one kind of plants exclusively. The construction of hotbeds and frames receives appropriate attention. Over...
Página 376 - By CL ALLEN. A complete treatise on the history, description, methods of propagation and full directions for the successful culture of bulbs in the garden, dwelling and greenhouse. The author of this book has for many years made bulb growing a specialty, and is a recognized authority on their cultivation and management. The cultural directions are plainly stated, practical and to the point. The illustrations which embellish this work have been drawn from nature and have been engraved especially for...
Página 378 - Cultivation, with a description and the botanical and proper names of all the indigenous trees of the United States, both Evergreen and Deciduous, with Notes on a large number of the most valuable Exotic Species. By Andrew S. Fuller, author of " Grape Culturist," " Small Fruit Culturist,
Página 376 - The Propagation of Plants. By Andrew S- Fuller. Illustrated with numerous engravings. An eminently practical and useful work. Describing the process of hybridizing and crossing species and varieties, and also the many different modes by which cultivated plants may be propagated and multiplied. Cloth, 12mo. 1.50 Parsons on the Rose.
Página 374 - A handbook for farmers on the principles and practice of draining, by MANLY MILES, giving the results of his extended experience in laying tile drains. The directions for the laying out and the construction of tile drains will enable the farmer to avoid the errors of imperfect construction, and the disappointment that must necessarily follow. This manual for practical farmers will also be found convenient for reference in regard to many questions that may arise in crop growing, aside from the special...
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Página 376 - Henderson's Practical Floriculture. By Peter Henderson. A guide to the successful propagation and cultivation of florists' plants. The work is not one for florists and gardeners only, but the amateur's wants are constantly kept in mind, and we have a very complete treatise on the cultivation of flowers under glass, or in the open air, suited to those who grow flowers for pleasure as well as those who make them a matter of trade.