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Every Man His Own Gardener [electronic resource]: Being a New, and Much More Complete Gardener's Kalendar, and General Director, Than Any One Hitherto Published. Containing, Not Only an Account of What Work Is Necessary to Be Done in the Kitchen and Fruit Garden, Pleasure Ground, Flower Garden and Shrubbery; Nursery, Green-House, and Hot-House for Every Month in the Year, But Also Ample Practical Directions for Performing the Said Work, According to the Newest and Most Approved Methods Now in Practice Among the Best Gardeners. With Complete Practical Directions for Forcing All Kinds of Choice Plants, Flowers and Fruits, to Early Perfection, in Hot-Beds, Hot-Houses, Hot-Walls, Forcing-Frames, Forcing-Houses, Vineries, &C. Also Particular Directions Relative to Soil and Situation, Adapted to the Different Sorts of Plants and Trees, &C. And to the Whole Are Added, Complete and Useful Lists of Kitchen Garden Plants, Fruit Trees, Forest Trees, Flowering Shrubs, Evergreens, Annual, Biennial, and Perennial Fibrous-Rooted Flowers, Bulbous and Tuberous-Rooted Flowers, Green-House, and Hot-House Plants, Proper for Cultivation in the English Gardens and Plantations, &C. &C. And, to Which, in This Edition, Are Added, Additional Systematic General Catalogues of Hardy Herbaceous Perennials and Biennials, and of Hot-House Plants (Not in Any Former Edition) With General Explanations of Their Nature and Culture. By Thomas Mawe, (Gardener to His Grace the Duke of Leeds) John Abercrombie, Gardener, Newington, Surry; (Formerly of Tottenham-Court, Middlesex,) and Other Gardeners Corrected, and Greatly Enlarged, With Considerable Material New Additions, and Wholly New Improved in the Most Copious and General Manner in Every Department of the Work, Rendering It Much Superior, and More Universally Instructive Than Any Former Edition. .

Abercrombie, John; Mawe, Thomas
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, T. Longman, B. Law, J. Johnson, G. G. J. and J. Robinson, T. Cadell, W. Goldsmith, R. Baldwin, J. Murray, E. Newbery, and W. Lowndes, 1788.
Edition
The twelfth edition, corrected, and greatly enlarged
Language
English
Description
[4], 616, [20] p., plate ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • The preface signed: John Abercrombie, the sole author of the work.
  • The final ten unpaginated leaves contain an index.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
Henrey, 1063
English Short Title Catalog, T33567.
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