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Creator
Hughes, E. A
Title
Every amateur's gardening guide : a simple treatise for amateurs in town, suburban and country gardens / by E.A. Hughes
Call Number
N 635.09941 H893
Created/Published
Perth, [W.A.] : W.A. Provincial Press, [193-?]
Pages
184
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Contents

WESTRALA GARDENER 1
[Chapter heading not available] 2
Every Amateur’s Gardening Guide 3
[Chapter heading not available] 4
Perface 5
[Chapter heading not available] 6
Introduction 7
[Chapter heading not available] 8
GLORY OF THE GARDEN 10
PART I CONTENTS 11
[Chapter heading not available] 12
Every Amateur’s GARDENING GUIDE 13
COLOUR CONTRASTS 14
SOIL PREPARATION 15
DIGGING AND TRENCHING 16
LIME IN THE SOIL 16
MULCHING 17
SEED SOWING 18
PREPARING FOR SEEDLINGS 19
DAMPING OFF 20
MANURES AND MANURING 21
[Chapter heading not available] 24
PLANTS FROM CUTTINGS 26
LAYERING SHRUBS 27
SOAP IN THE GARDEN 28
MAKING A HOTBED 29
WINDOW BOX PLANTS 29
DESTROYING WEEDS 30
WISDOM IN "DON'TS” 30
GARDENING TERMS EXPLAINED 31
[Chapter heading not available] 32
PART II CONTENTS 33
BULBS 34
WATTLE TIME 34
[Chapter heading not available] 40
CHRYSANTHEMUMS 47
CARNATIONS 50
DAHLIAS 53
ROSES 59
[Chapter heading not available] 62
[Chapter heading not available] 78
SWEET PEA ITS HISTORY AND EVOLUTION 80
[Chapter heading not available] 85
PART III CONTENTS 86
[Chapter heading not available] 87
ANNUALS, BIENNIALS AND PERENNIALS 88
SUNDRY SCINTILLATIONS 88
ANNUALS AND PERENNIALS 89
AQUILEGIA 89
ALYSSUM 90
AMARANTHUS 90
ANTIRRHINUMS 90
AGERATUM 91
ASTERS 91
BALSAM 92
[Chapter heading not available] 93
BELLIS PERENNIS 94
CALENDULA 94
COSMOS 94
CINERARIA 95
CALLIOPSIS 96
CARNATION 96
CLARKIAS 96
CHOSIA 97
COREOPSIS 97
CYCLAMEN 97
CANDYTUFT 98
CLIANTHUS 98
COCKSCOMB 98
COLEUS 99
DIMORPHOTHECA 99
DELPHINIUMS 100
DIANTHUS 102
ESCHSCHOLTZIA 102
FUCHSIAS 102
[Chapter heading not available] 103
GODETIAS 104
GAILLARDIAS 105
GERBERAS 105
GYPSOPHILA 106
HUNNEMANIA 106
ICELAND POPPY 107
KOCHIA TRICOPHYLLA 108
LARKSPURS 108
LEPTOSYNE 108
LUPINS 108
LIN ARIA 109
MARIGOLDS 109
MIGNONETTE 109
NEMESIA 110
NEMOPHILA INSIGNIS 111
NIGELLA 111
PANSY 111
PENSTEMON 112
PETUNIA 113
PHLOX 115
RUDBECKIAS 115
SHIRLEY POPPY. 115
PRIMULA 116
PYRETHRUM 116
SALPIGLOSSIS 117
SALVIAS 117
SCABIOUS 117
SCHIZANTHUS 118
STOCKS 119
SWEET SULTANS 119
VERBENAS 120
VIOLAS 120
WINTER WALLFLOWERS 121
ZINNIAS 121
PART IV CONTENTS 122
GARDENING PROVERBS 123
LAWNS 123
SEED SOWING 123
ROOT PLANTING 124
TOPDRESSING 124
HEDGE 125
DWARF EDGING PLANTS 126
SHRUBS 126
CREEPERS AND CLIMBERS 128
POT PLANTS 130
PLAMS 131
AGAPANTHUS 133
FERNS 133
VERANDAH PLANTS 133
ASPIDISTRA 134
HOME FRUIT GARDEN FRUIT TREES 134
PEACH TREE PRUNING 136
PLANTING CITRUS TREES 136
PRUNING THE SHRUBS 137
PRUNING THE VINES 137
INSECT PESTS AND REMEDIES 139
[Chapter heading not available] 140
[Chapter heading not available] 142
HANDY SPRAYING MIXTURES 143
SIMPLE FUNGUS REMEDIES 144
PART V CONTENTS 145
[Chapter heading not available] 146
[Chapter heading not available] 147
VEGETABLE FRAGMENTS 147
VEGETABLES SOIL PREPARATION, ETC. 148
BEETS 150
VEGETABLE SEED FOR SOWING 150
BROAD BEANS 151
CABBAGE 151
CAULIFLOWER 152
FRENCH BEANS 153
MELONS 154
WATER MELONS 154
CUCUMBERS 155
PUMPKINS 155
ROCK MELONS 155
ONIONS 156
VEGETABLE MARROWS 156
PEAS 157
POTATOES 158
RHUBARB 159
SPINACH AND SILVER BEET 159
TOMATOES 159
[Chapter heading not available] 161
PART VI Monthly Calendar of Operations 162
CALENDAR 163
JANUARY 163
FEBRUARY 164
APRIL 166
MARCH 166
MAY 168
JUNE 169
JULY 170
AUGUST 171
SEPTEMBER 172
OCTOBER 173
NOVEMBER 174
DECEMBER 175
Croquet Lawn 176
CROQUET LAWNS, TENNIS COURTS AND BOWLING GREENS 176
[Chapter heading not available] 177
INDEX 179
[Chapter heading not available] 183
[Chapter heading not available] 184

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