The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement, Volume 1

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John Claudius Loudon
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1826 - Agriculture
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Page 233 - Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Animal and Vegetable Productions of Agriculture, including all the latest Improvements. A general History of Agriculture in all Countries, and a Statistical View of its present State, with suggestions for its future progress in the British Isles.
Page 74 - Bryologia Britannica: Containing the Mosses of Great Britain and Ireland systematically arranged and described according to the Method of Bruch and Schimper ; with 61 illustrative Plates. Being a New Edition, enlarged and altered, of the Muscologia Britannica of Messrs. Hooker and Taylor. 8vo. 42s.; or, with the Plates coloured, price 4.
Page 234 - LOUDON'S ENCYCLOPEDIA of AGRICULTURE: comprising the Laying-out, Improvement, and Management of Landed Property, and the Cultivation and Economy of the Productions of Agriculture. With 1,100 Woodcuts. 8vo. 21s. London's Encyclopaedia of Gardening : comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening.
Page 288 - Evaporation increases in a prodigiously rapid ratio with the velocity of the wind; and any thing which retards the motion of the latter is very efficacious in diminishing the amount of the former; the same surface, which in a calm state of the air would exhale 100. parts of moisture, would yield 125 in a moderate breeze, and 150 in a high wind.
Page 470 - I ihink it is about forty yards long. It is a great curiosity." In some of the villages near Northampton, are some elder trees of singularly unusual size.
Page 179 - I should find it difficult to resist the conclusion, that however the labourer has derived benefit from the cheapness of manufactured commodities, and from many inventions of common utility, he is much inferior in ability to support a family, to his ancestors three or four centuries ago.
Page 234 - A TREATISE on the CULTURE and MANAGEMENT of FRUIT TREES, in which a new Method of Pruning and Training is fully described. To which Is added, a New and Improved Edition of " Observations on the Diseases, Defects, and Injuries in all Kinds of Fruit and Forest Trees : with an Account ol a particular Method of Cure.
Page 361 - ... a short account is added of some of the principal foreign species. CONVERSATIONS ON MINERALOGY. With Plates, engraved by Mr. and Mrs.
Page 434 - HORTUS BRITANNICUS ; a Catalogue of all the Plants Indigenous, Cultivated in, or Introduced to Britain. Part I. The Linnaean Arrangement, in which nearly 30,000 Species are enumerate'd : preceded by an Introduction.

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