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Adamson, William
Title
Adamson's Australian gardener : an epitome of horticulture for the Colony of Victoria / William Adamson
Call Number
N 635.09945 A221-11
Created/Published
Melbourne : G. Robertson, 1884
Pages
256
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ADAMSON'S Australian Gardener 1
[Chapter heading not available] 3
ADAMSON’S Australian Gardener AN EPITOME OE HORTICULTURE FOR THE COLONY OF VICTORIA. 5
PREFACE 9
[Chapter heading not available] 10
CONTENTS. 11
[Chapter heading not available] 14
ADAMSON’S AUSTRALIAN GARDENER. 15
FRUIT GARDEN. 17
PLANTING. 21
MANAGEMENT. 24
APPLE. 25
KINDS OF FRUIT TREES. 25
DESSERT APPLES. 29
CULINARY APPLES. 31
APRICOT. 32
CHEERY. 34
FIG. 36
GRAPE VINE. 37
LOQUAT. 42
MEDLAR. 43
OLIVE. 43
ORANGE. 44
PEACH AND NECTARINE. 47
NECTARINES. 49
PEAR. 49
PLUM. 54
QUINCE. 57
SPANISH OR SWEET CHESTNUT 57
WALNUT. 57
SMALL FRUITS. 58
GOOSEBERRY. 59
HUT AND FILBERT. 60
RASPBERRY. 60
STRAWBERRY. 61
KITCHEN GAKRDEN. 65
ASPARAGUS. 68
ARTICHOKE (GLOBE.) 70
ARTICHOKE (GROUND OR JERUSALEM.) 70
BEAN. 71
KIDNEY BEAN. 72
BEET. 73
BORECOLE OR KALE. 73
BROCOLI. 74
CABBAGE. 74
CAPE GOOSEBERRY. 76
CAPER. 76
CAPSICUM. 77
CARDOON. 77
CARROT. 78
CAULIFLOWER. 78
CELERY. 79
CORN SALAD. 81
CRESS. 82
CUCUMBER. 82
EGG PLANT. 85
ENDIVE. 85
GARLIC. 85
HERBS. 85
HORSE-RADISH. 86
KOHL RABI.—(TURNIP-ROOTED CABBAGE.) 86
LEEK. 86
LETTUCE. 87
MAIZE. 87
MELON. 88
MUSHROOM. 89
MUSTARD. 90
OKRA. 90
ONION. 90
PARSLEY. 92
PARSNIP. 92
PEA. 92
POTATO. 94
RADISH. 95
RHUBARB. 95
SALSAFY AND SCORZONERA. 96
SEAKALE. 96
SHALLOT. 97
SPINACH. 98
SQUASH. 98
TOMATO. 98
TURNIP. 99
VEGETABLE MARROW. 100
FLOWER GARDEN AND SHEUBBERY. 101
SHELTER. 103
DRIVES. 104
PREPARATION OF THE SOIL. 104
WALKS. 105
FORMATION OF WALKS AND DRIVES 106
FENCES. 107
PLANTATIONS. 107
WATER. 108
FLOWER GARDEN. 109
LAWN. 109
SHRUBBERY. 110
ARBOURS. 111
VASES. 111
ROCKERY. 112
EOSARY. 115
FERNERY. 118
PLANT HOUSES. 120
TENNIS GROUND. 120
GREENHOUSE. 121
MANAGEMENT OE PLANT HOUSES. 125
HARD-WOODED STOVE PLANTS. 129
LIST OF PLANTS. 129
SOFT-WOODED STOVE PLANTS. 131
WINTER-FLOWERING STOVE PLANTS. 133
CLIMBING STOVE PLANTS. 134
ORCHIDS. 135
STOVE AQUATICS. 135
STOVE FERNS. 135
HARD-WOODED GREENHOUSE PLANTS. 137
SOFT-WOODED GREENHOUSE PLANTS. 140
GREENHOUSE AND CONSERVATORY CLIMBERS. 145
GREENHOUSE FERNS. 146
GREENHOUSE AQUATICS. 147
HARDY ORNAMENTAL TREES. 147
CONIFEROUS TREES. 149
CONIFEROUS SHRUBS. 150
ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS 151
DWARF ORNAMENTAL SHRUBS. 152
SOFT-WOODED SHRUBS, OR SHRUB-LIKE PLANTS. 153
PERENNIAL CLIMBING PLANTS. 154
WEEPING TREES AND SHRUBS. 154
EDGING PLANTS. 155
HEDGE PLANTS. 155
PERENNIAL HERBACEOUS PLANTS. 155
BIENNIALS. 158
HARDY BULBS, CORMS, AND TUBERS. 158
ORNAMENTAL GRASSES. 158
ANNUALS. 161
HARDY AQUATICS. 161
SUCCULENT PLANTS. 163
FARM. 164
GRASSES. 171
FARM CROPS. 176
ROOTS. 178
MISCELLANEOUS FARM CROPS. 183
HEDGES. 192
DRAINING. 195
MISCELLANEOUS. 195
DIGGING. 196
FRUIT ROOM. 197
HYBRIDISING AND CROSS-BREEDING. 198
INSECTS AND OTHER VERMIN. 198
MULCHING. 206
TRENCHING. 206
PROPAGATION. 207
PRUNING. 213
ROTATION OF CROPS. 216
CALENDAR. 222
FEBRUARY. 224
MARCH. 226
APRIL. 229
MAY. 230
JUNE. 232
JULY. 233
AUGUST. 234
SEPTEMBER. 236
OCTOBER. 238
NOVEMBEB. 239
DECEMBER. 241
PLANTING TREES, &c. 243
MANURING LAND (IN DRILLS.) 244
MANURING LAND (BROADCAST). 245
DRAINING. 246
MANURES. 246
[Chapter heading not available] 247

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