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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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