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The new art of gardening [microform] : with the gardener' almanack : containing the true art of gardening in all its particulars ... : to each head is added an almanack, shewing what is to be done every month in the year / by Leonard Meager
Bib ID 932650
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Meager, Leonard, 1624?-1704?
 
Description London : Printed for Henry Nelme ..., 1697 
[4], 164, [12] p., [1] leaf of folded plates : ill. 
Series

Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1620:21.

Full contents
  • (from t.p.) I. the site of a proper plat of ground for planting fruit-trees, with the manner of planting, grafting, imbudding, inoculating, and ordering all sorts of fruit-trees, and fruits in all seasons, the art of making cyder, perry, and wines of divers sorts of fruits
  • II. Of the kitchen-garden, and what things are proper to be done in it, as to herbs, plants, roots, berries, fruits, &c.
  • III. Of the flower-garden, how to order it, and rear choice flowers, slips, layers, sow seeds, make off-sets, and plant them in their proper earths, seasons, and due waterings, with the names, and descriptions of the most material ones
  • IV. Of greens, how to order and preserve them, with rules for the conservatory, and green-house.
 
Notes

Engraved half title: folded plated depicting garden design.

Advertisements: p. [5]-[12] at end.

Imperfect: pages tightly bound with loss of print; defective British Library copy spliced at end.

Reproduction of original in the Harvard University Library and the British Library.

Cited In

Wing M1574

Reproduction Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1985. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 1620:21) 
Subjects Gardening -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Available From University Microfilms International  University Microfilms International, 300 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48106 

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