A treatise upon planting, gardening, and the management of the hot-house. Containing I. The Method of planting Forest-Trees in gravelly, poor, mountainous, and heath Lands; and for raising the Plants in the Seed-Bed, previous to their being planted. II. The Method of Pruning Forest-Trees, and how to improve Plantations that have been neglected. III. On the Soils most proper for the different Kinds of Forest-Trees. IV. The Management of Vines; their Cultivation upon Fire-Walls and in the Hot-House; with a new Method of dressing, planting, and preparing the Ground. V. A new and easy Method to propagate Fire Plants, so as to gain Half a Year in their Growth; with a sure Method of destroying the Insect so destructive to Pines. VI. The best Method to raise Mushrooms without Spawn, by which the Table may be plentifully supplied every Day in the Year. Vii. An improved Method of cultivating Asparagus. Viii. The best Method to cultivate Field Cabbages, ... IX. A new Method of managing all Kinds of Fruit-Trees, ... and cure them when blighted. By John Kennedy, Gardener to Sir Thomas Gascoigne, Bart.

Title
A treatise upon planting, [electronic resource] : gardening, and the management of the hot-house. Containing I. The Method of planting Forest-Trees in gravelly, poor, mountainous, and heath Lands; and for raising the Plants in the Seed-Bed, previous to their being planted. II. The Method of Pruning Forest-Trees, and how to improve Plantations that have been neglected. III. On the Soils most proper for the different Kinds of Forest-Trees. IV. The Management of Vines; their Cultivation upon Fire-Walls and in the Hot-House; with a new Method of dressing, planting, and preparing the Ground. V. A new and easy Method to propagate Fire Plants, so as to gain Half a Year in their Growth; with a sure Method of destroying the Insect so destructive to Pines. VI. The best Method to raise Mushrooms without Spawn, by which the Table may be plentifully supplied every Day in the Year. Vii. An improved Method of cultivating Asparagus. Viii. The best Method to cultivate Field Cabbages, ... IX. A new Method of managing all Kinds of Fruit-Trees, ... and cure them when blighted. By John Kennedy, Gardener to Sir Thomas Gascoigne, Bart.
Author
Kennedy, John, 1759-1842.
Publication
London : printed for S. Hooper , No 25, Ludgate-Hill ; and sold by G. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, MDCCLXXVII. [1777]
Electronic Resource
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Description
xi, [1], 280 p.; [4], 279, [1] p.; 8⁰.
Subjects
Note
  • An earlier second edition of vol. 1 has the Hooper imprint only.
  • Braces in imprint.
  • Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Indexed In (note)
  • Henrey,
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
642164853
Author
Kennedy, John, 1759-1842.
Title
A treatise upon planting, [electronic resource] : gardening, and the management of the hot-house. Containing I. The Method of planting Forest-Trees in gravelly, poor, mountainous, and heath Lands; and for raising the Plants in the Seed-Bed, previous to their being planted. II. The Method of Pruning Forest-Trees, and how to improve Plantations that have been neglected. III. On the Soils most proper for the different Kinds of Forest-Trees. IV. The Management of Vines; their Cultivation upon Fire-Walls and in the Hot-House; with a new Method of dressing, planting, and preparing the Ground. V. A new and easy Method to propagate Fire Plants, so as to gain Half a Year in their Growth; with a sure Method of destroying the Insect so destructive to Pines. VI. The best Method to raise Mushrooms without Spawn, by which the Table may be plentifully supplied every Day in the Year. Vii. An improved Method of cultivating Asparagus. Viii. The best Method to cultivate Field Cabbages, ... IX. A new Method of managing all Kinds of Fruit-Trees, ... and cure them when blighted. By John Kennedy, Gardener to Sir Thomas Gascoigne, Bart.
Imprint
London : printed for S. Hooper , No 25, Ludgate-Hill ; and sold by G. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, MDCCLXXVII. [1777]
Edition
The second edition, corrected and greatly enlarged. In two volumes.
Indexed In:
Henrey, 894 note
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, N21654.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
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