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Hortus Woburnensis; A Descriptive Catalogue of Ornamental Plants Cultivated at Woburn Abbery with Plans for the Erection of Forcing Houses, Green Houses, &C. and Account of Their Management Throughout the Year (Paperback) Loot Price: R449 Discovery Miles 4 490
Hortus Woburnensis; A Descriptive Catalogue of Ornamental Plants Cultivated at Woburn Abbery with Plans for the Erection of...
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Hortus Woburnensis; A Descriptive Catalogue of Ornamental Plants Cultivated at Woburn Abbery with Plans for the Erection of Forcing Houses, Green Houses, &C. and Account of Their Management Throughout the Year (Paperback)

James Forbes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 Excerpt: ...or latter end of May, the plants may be removed from the Greenhouse to their Summer station, out of doors, which should be situated so as that they will be partially shaded from the scorching effects of the mid-day sun, and be sheltered from the high winds, but placed where they will have the full benefit of the morning and evening sun. In this situation they may remain to the middle of September, if the weather is at all favourable; but, if otherwise, they must be taken in earlier, to prevent the soil about their roots becoming sodden with too much wet. While the plants are out of doors, they must be regularly attended to with water in dry weather, and their pots kept from weeds, or moss; and when they are going to be removed back to the Greenhouse, they should be all properly cleaned, and such as require fresh staking, be neatly done, so that they may have a fair appearance when placed on the stage; which should be arranged according to the size of the plants, always observing to have the small ones on the front of the stage. The Greenhouse should have full ventilation every night after the plants are put in, whilst the weather continues favourable; which should be reduced, gradually, as the state of the atmosphere may indicate, and render necessary. Those plants that are planted out in the Conservatory borders, and that cannot be exposed to the external atmosphere, in the Summer months, should have as much air given them as the house is capable of admitting, and be frequently refreshed, by syringing with water over head, in the evening, when the weather is warm; but when it begins to get cold, the morning is the more suitable time for this operation. The borders in which the plants are growing, will also require to be plentifully supplied with water, dur...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: James Forbes
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 110
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-01995-7
Barcode: 9781130019957
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LSN: 1-130-01995-0

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