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Creator
Clarson, William, 1832-1891
Title
The flower garden and shrubbery : with directions as to the management of the bush house, fernery, conservatory, lawn and other ornamental and useful home surroundings of the cottage and the villa / by William Clarson
Call Number
N 635.900994 C614-5
Created/Published
Melbourne : A. H. Massina, [between 1886 and 1890]
Pages
116
Notes
Front and back cover encapsulated in a protective mylar jacket.
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Contents

FLOWER GARDEN AND SHRUBBERY. 1
LIST OF WORKS PRINTED, PUBLISHED, AND ON SALE BY A. H. MASSINA & CO., Melbourne. 2
[Chapter heading not available] 3
FLOWER GARDEN AND SHRUBBERY 5
INTRODUCTION 7
INDEX OF CONTENTS. 9
DRAINING. 15
FLOWER GARDES AND SHRUBBERY. 15
TRENCHING AND DIGGING. 16
SOILS. 17
COMPOSTS 18
MULCHING. 18
MANURES. 19
GARDEN PATHS. 20
PLAN OF GARDEN. 20
HOT-BEDS. 21
PROTECTION FRAMES. 21
BUSH-HOUSE AND FERNERY. 22
LAWNS. 26
RUSTIC GATES AND FENCES. 28
RUSTIC SUMMER HOUSE. 30
METHODS OF PROPAGATION. 31
ROCKWORK. 31
WINDOW GARDENING AND THE POT CULTURE OF FLOWERING PLANTS. 41
HINTS AS TO FRONT GARDENS OR COTTAGE FOREGROUNDS. 44
BACK YARD GARDENS. 45
PANSY AND VIOLA. 50
PINE, PICOTEE, AND CARNATION. 52
FUCHSIA. 54
BALSAM 56
CINERARIA. 57
HERBACEOUS CALCEOLARIA 59
MIGNONETTE TREES. 62
PELARGONIUM. 63
HOLLYHOCK. 66
AURICULA. 67
BOUVARDIAS. 70
CLIMBING PLANTS. 72
ROSE. 75
CAMELLIA. 79
LILY FAMILY. 80
AZALEA AND RHODODENDRON. 81
CHRYSANTHEMUM. 82
PENTSTEMONS 83
VERBENA. 83
DAHLIA. 84
PHLOXES. 84
COLEUS. 85
ABUTILON. 86
CYCLAMENS. 86
ERICA, EPACRIS, AND THE HEATH FAMILY. 86
ECONOMIC PLANTS. 88
GENERAL REMARKS AS TO TENDER OR TROPICAL PLANTS. 88
BEGONIAS. 89
FLOWERING PLANTS INDIGENOUS TO AUSTRALIA. 89
BEDDING—CARPETS AND RIBBONS. 91
SHRUBBERY, &c. 93
ANNUALS. 96
DECIDUOUS SHRUBS. 96
HERBACEOUS PLANTS. 96
AQUATIC PLANTS. 97
AVENUE AND SHADE TREES. 97
ORNAMENTAL GRASSES. 97
BULBS, TUBEROUS, AND OTHER ROOTS OF FLOWERING PLANTS. 98
SUCCULENTS. 98
CALENDAR OF OPERATIONS. 99
CONCLUDING REMARKS. 111
[Chapter heading not available] 113

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