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The flower-garden display'd: in above four hundred curious representations of the most beautiful flowers, regularly dispos'd in the respective months of their blossom, curiously engrav'd on copper-plates from the designs of Mr. Furber and others, and coloured to the life: with the description and history of each plant and the method of their culture, whether in stoves, green-houses, hot-beds... ; very useful, not only for the curious in gardening, but the prints likewise for painters, carvers, japaners, &c. also for the ladies
(1732)

Productions of the month of April,   pp. 30-38 ff.


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Produions
8         Ihe FLOWER-GARDEN dfplay'd.
Sprilt gated by parting the Roots in February or March, or in
the Autumn Months.   It will profper in any Soil where
there is a favourable Expofure, but efpecially if the Ground
be a little moift.
Numb. XXX. Double flowering Almond. This makes a
good Tree; and as the young Shoots always bring Flow-
ers, you may expea it to produce a beautiful Appearance
every Year.  It is in every refpe6d like the Single Almond,
except the Duplicature of its Flowers, which are of a
Peach Bloom-colour. This is increas'd by Budding, and
cultivated in the fame maner as the White flowering Almond,
Numb. X. in the Month of March.


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