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Creator
Hockings, Albert John
Title
Queensland garden manual : containing concise directions for the cultivation of the garden, orchard, and farm in Queensland... / by Albert John Hockings
Call Number
N 635.09943 H685-2
Created/Published
Brisbane : A Cleghorn, 1875
Pages
217
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QUEENSLAND GARDEN MANUAL CONTAINING CONCISE DIRECTIONS FOR THE CULTIVATION OF THE GARDEN, ORCHARD, AND FARM IN QUEENSLAND. 4
PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION. 6
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION. 6
INDEX. 8
A. J. HOCKINGS, 11
Garden. FIRST PRINCIPLES OF CULTIVATION. Preliminary Observations. 12
DRAINING AND SUBSOILING. 13
DEEP TILLAGE. 16
TRENCHING. 18
MANURING LAND BROADCAST. A TABLE SHOWING THE NUMBER OF HEAPS REQUIRED PER ACRE, PLACED AT GIVEN DISTANCES. 19
VALUE OF MANURES. 20
COMPARATIVE PROPERTIES OF SOIL. 23
IRRIGATION. 25
IRRIGATION OF GRASS LANDS WITH LIQUID MANURE. 28
ROTATION OF CROPS. 30
KITCHEN HARDEN 32
ARTICHOKE—Globe—(Cynara Scolymus). 34
ASPARAGUS. 35
BEANS—(Broad Windsor, Longpod, and Mazagan). 36
BEANS—(French or Kidney). 37
BEET. 38
BROCOLI. 38
BRUSSELS SPROUTS. 38
CABBAGE. 39
CARDOON. 40
CHILLI and CAPSICUMS. 40
CARROTS. 41
CAULIFLOWER. 42
CELERY. 43
CELERIAO, OR TURNIP-ROOTED CELERY. 45
CHESS. 45
CUCUMBER. 46
EARTH NUTS. 47
ENDIVE. 47
EGG PLANT—(Solanum Melongena). 48
GARLIC. 48
HERBS. 49
HORSE-RADISH. 50
LEEK. 50
LETTUCE. 50
MAKTYNIA. 51
MELONS. 51
MUSHROOM. 51
MUSTARD. 53
OKRA, OR GUMBO-(Abelmoschus Esculentus). 53
ONIONS. 53
PARSLEY. 55
PARSNIPS. 55
PEA. 55
PUMPKIN and SQUASH. 56
ROSELLA. 56
RADISH. 57
RHUBARB. 57
ESCHALOT, 58
SALSAFY and SCORZONEEA. 58
SAVOY. 58
SEAKALE, 58
SPINACH. 59
TOMATO. 59
TURNIP. 60
VEGETABLE MARROW. 60
SEEDS—Per Acre. 61
DESTRUCTION OF VERMIN INJURIOUS TO CULINARY CROPS. DESTRUCTION OF ANTS. 62
DESTRUCTION OP APHIDES, &c. 62
DESTRUCTION OF MICE. 63
DESTRUCTION OP EARWIGS. 63
DESTRUCTION OP SLUGS. 64
WORMS IN PATHS, &c. 64
ORCHARD. 66
TRANSPLANTING. 68
HYBRIDIZATION OF PLANTS. 69
AKEE TREE—(Blighia or Cupania Sapida). 72
ALLIGATOR OR AVOCADO PEAR-(Persea Gratissima). 72
ALMOND. 72
ANCHOVY PEAR—(Grias Cauliflora). 74
APPLE. 74
APRICOT. 81
BANANA—(Musa Sapientum). 83
BARBERRY—(Berberis Vulgaris). 85
BENGAL QUINCE-((Egle Marmelos). 85
BRAZIL NUT-(Bertholletia Excelsa). 88
BRAZILIAN CHERRY(Eugenia Unifolia). 88
BREAD FRUIT—(Artocarpus Incisa). 88
CAPE GOOSEBERRY(Physalis Peruviana—Alkekengi). 89
CHERRY. 89
CHESTNUT. 90
CITRON—(Citrus Medica.) 91
COCOA-NUT—(Cocos Nusifera). 91
CRANBERRY. 93
CURRANT. 93
CUSTARD APPLE—(Anona Reticulata). 94
DATE PALM—(Phoenix Dactylifera). 95
DATE PLUM-IDiospyroa Kaki). 96
DURION—(Durio Zibethinus). 96
FIG—(Ficus Carica). 96
FILBERT- (Corylus Avellana). 98
FLACOUETIA—(Flacourtia Cataphracta). 99
GKANADILLA—(Passiflora Quadrangularis). 100
GOOSEBERRY—(Ribes Grossularia). 100
GRAPE VINE-(Vitis Vinifera), 101
GUAVA—(Psidiura Cattleyanuxn). 109
HERBERT VALE CHERRY(Antidesma Dallachyanum). 109
HOVENIA DULCIS. 110
JACK FRUIT—(Artocarpus Integrifolia). 110
JUBE-JUBE—(Zizyphus Ju-juba). 110
LEECHEE AND THE LONGAN(Nephelium Litchi and Nephelium Longana). 111
LISBON LEMON AND THE WEST INDIA LIME. 111
LOQUAT—(Eriobotrya Japonica). 112
MAMMEE APPLE—(Mammea Americana). 113
MANGO—(Mangifera Indica). 113
MANGOSTEEN—(Garcinia Mangostana). 114
MATINGOLA PLUM-(Arduina Bispinosa). 115
MEDLAR—(Mespilus Germanica). 116
MULBERRY—(Morns Nigra). 116
NECTARINE. 117
OLIVE—(Olea Europa). 118
ORANGE—(Citrus Aurantium). 119
PAPAW APPLE—(Carica Papaya). 125
PASSION FRUIT—(Passiflora Edulis). 126
PEACH—(Amygdalus Persica). 126
PEAR—(Pyrus Communis). 132
PINE-APPLE—(Ananassa). 134
PLUM—(Prunus Domestica), 136
POMEGRANATE—(Punica Granatum). 136
QUINCE. 137
RASPBERRY. 138
EOSE APPLE—(Jambosa Aquea). 139
SHADDOCK or PUMPLENOSE. (Citrus Decumana). 139
STRAWBERRY. 140
TAMARIND—(Tamarindus Indica). 142
WALNUT—(Juglans Regia). 142
THL' WAMPEE—(Cookia Punctata). 143
WINE PALM—(Elais Melanococca). 144
FARM. 146
EARLY WHITE TUSCARORA CORN, &c. 148
WHEAT. Advantages of selecting seed. 149
POTATO. 152
SWEET POTATO. 154
YAM. 155
0 ASSAY A—(J atropha Manihot). 156
DIOSCOREA BATATES, or CHINESE YAM. 156
ARROWROOT. 157
TOBACCO. 158
COTTON, 160
COFFEE. 162
TEA. 164
GINGER. 165
CHICORY—(Chicorium Intybus). 166
CULTURE OF HOPS. 167
INDIGO. 167
SUGAR-CANE. 168
LIQUORICE—(Glycyrrhiza Glabra). 170
CAPER—(Capparis Spinosa). 171
CINNAMON TREE—fCinnamonum Dulce.) 171
CASTOR OIL PLANT. (Ricinus Communis). 172
ARTIFICIAL GRASSES. 173
LUCERNE. 176
SORGHUM MILLET. (Sorghum Saccharatum). 178
NATURAL GRASSES, &c. 179
CHINESE GRASS CLOTH. (Boehmeria Nivea, or “ Ramie.”) 180
FIBRE PLANTS. 180
HOVEN CATTLE. 180
MUSA TEXTILUS, or MANILA BANANA. 182
COTTON PLANT. 183
HOP. 183
PHORMIUM TENAX, or NEW ZEALAND FLAX. 183
PINE APPLE. 183
DRYING FRUITS. 184
SERICULTURE. THE SILKWORM—(Bombyx Morus). 186
AILANTHITS GLANDULOSA(Varnish Tree of Japan), 192
AILANTHUS SILKWORM, 193
GARDENING CALENDAR. 196
FEBRUARY. 198
MARCH. 200
APRIL. 201
MAY. 202
JUNE. 203
JULY. 204
AUGUST. 205
SEPTEMBER. 207
NOVEMBER. 208
OCTOBER. 208
DECEMBER. 210
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