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The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden (Paperback) Loot Price: R520
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The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden (Paperback): Jane Loudon
The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden (Paperback): Jane Loudon

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The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden (Paperback)

Jane Loudon

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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. 1865 Excerpt: ...--The Sweet Alyssum.---A pretty little annual, with white sweet-scented flowers, often used as an edgingplant to beds and borders. It only requires sowing in the open ground in March., LABELS are pieces of wood, parchment, or metal, bearing the name of the plants, and tied to them. When the names are affixed to a piece of wood or metal, stuck into the ground, they are called tallies; and of these there are many kinds.--See Tallies. L Arla'via.--Legwmindsce.--The Egyptian Bean, formerly called Dolichos Ldblab, but now Lablavia vulg&ru. A half-hardy climbing annual, or biennial plant, which only requires the usual treatment of similar plants. It has a very showy flower. Laru'rnum.--See Cy'ttses. Laue Bare.--See Lage'tta. Lace Leaf.--See Ouvir'andra. Lachena'lia.--Asphoctelece.--Cape bulbs, with very showy flowers. They will not need taking up in winter; but must be grown in pots in a greenhouse, and allowed very little water at that season. They are generally grown in loam and peat, mixed with a little leafmould. La'danum, or Ldbdanum.--A gum produced by some of the kinds of Cistus, used in laudanum, which is prepared from opium, made from the heads of the Poppy. LADIES BEDSTRAW. 186 LAFEYROUSIA. Ladies' Bedstraw.--See Ga'Lium. Ladies' Mantle.--See AlcheMi'lla. Ladies' Slipper.--See CypriPe'dium. Ladies' Traces.--See Spira'nThes. Lady Bird.--See Coocine'lla. Jtm'lia.--Orchidacece.--Very beau tiful epiphytes for winter blooming, and which may be grown with j its roots wrapped in moss, and fastened on a piece of wood; or in the husk of a cocoa-nut. The flowers are extremely beautiful and very delicate. L. mperbiens is a magnificent orchid; flowers deep rose, variegated with dark red, lip crimson striped with yellow; they are produced on spikes five or six f...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Jane Loudon
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 196
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-75553-4
Barcode: 9781130755534
Categories: Promotions
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-130-75553-3

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