The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement, Volume 4

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Longman, Rees, Orome, Brown and Green, 1828
 

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Pagina 290 - You must know, Sir, that I look upon the pleasure which we take in a garden, as one of the most innocent delights in human life. A garden was the habitation of our first parents before the fall. It is naturally apt to fill the mind with calmness and tranquillity, and to lay all its turbulent passions at rest. It gives us a great insight into the contrivance and wisdom of Providence, and suggests innumerable subjects for meditation.
Pagina 489 - ... it is only within the last three or four years that the practice of planting cherry trees has been adopted.
Pagina 202 - Plants, from the Cedar of Lebanon, to the Hyssop that springeth out of the wall.
Pagina 88 - We have discovered the point of perfection. We have given the true model of gardening to the world; let other countries mimic or corrupt our taste; but let it reign here on its verdant throne, original by its elegant simplicity, and proud of no other art than that of softening nature's harshnesses and copying her graceful touch.
Pagina 397 - ... peelers to our bungalows, that we might see the way in which the spice is prepared. They brought with them branches of about three feet in length, of which they scraped off the rough bark with knives, and then with a peculiar-shaped instrument, stripped off the inner rind in long slips ; these are tied up in bundles, and put to dry in the sun, and the wood is sold for fuel.
Pagina 461 - Soft roll your incense, herbs, and fruits, and flowers, In mingled clouds to Him, whose sun exalts, Whose breath perfumes you, and whose pencil paints.
Pagina 401 - APPLES. It seems not to be generally known, that apples may be kept the whole year round by being immersed in corn, which receives no injury from their contact. If the American apples were packed among grain, they would arrive here in much finer condition. In Portugal, it is customary to have a small ledge in every apartment, (immediately under the cornice,) barely wide enough to hold an apple : in this way the ceilings are fringed with fruit, which...
Pagina 503 - Secondly, the method is, undoubtedly, practicable on the large scale, and at an expense not exceeding ten shillings per load, with the advantage of setting free, at least half the capital required by the common method ; the advantage of rendering the living tree available either for defence, convenience, or common use, in a few weeks after being felled, and in a state in which it may be trusted with safety ; while, by the usual method, five years is not more than is necessary to be equally free of...
Pagina 453 - ... morning till noon; then, on a flat cast-iron pan, over a charcoal stove, ten or twelve ounces of the leaves are thrown at a time, stirred quickly with a short hand-broom twice or thrice, and then brushed off again into the baskets, in which they are equally and Carefully rubbed between men's hands to roll them; after which, they are again put into the pan in larger quantities, over a slower • fire, to be dried a second time. When fired enough, the tea is laid on tables, to be drawn, or picked...
Pagina 304 - The aqueous vapour which exhales from the breathing of the old fowls whilst hatching, in some degree prevents this ill effect; but nevertheless, in dry seasons, this vapour is hardly sufficient; and thus, in order that the eggs may be better hatched in the dry seasons, the hens cover them with the earth of the floor of the granary.

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