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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 January],   pp. [unnumbered]-8


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The FLOWER-GARDEN dplay'd.                            5
like the Orange Tree, but it will bear the Warmth of a anuary.
Stove.
Numb. XIX. Dwarf Tithymal. This is a fmall Plant,
but very full of Leaves: It brings its Flowers on the Top,
which are of a bright yellow Colour. It is propagated
by Cuttings in March, in Pots of fine Earth, and is put'
in a Green-Houfe in the Winter.
Numb. XX. Double Stock. This is meant the Double
Stock 5uly Flower, which in its Flowers is very double,
and fweet-fcented : it is either ftriped with Crimfon, or
a blue Purple; and is rais'd from the Seeds of the Single
Stocks of thofe Colours fown in March, in a light Soil
and warm Expofure. When they blow at this time, we.
fuppofe them to be in Pots, and in a Green-Houfe.
Numb. XXI. The Filbert-Tree in Flower.   There is-
fomething remarkable in the Bloffoms of this Tree.  As
the Flowers are of two forts, the one Male and the other
Female; the Male are the Catkins, which hang down of
a yellow Colour, cover'd with Duft; and the Female
open like Buds of the Tree, with three or four fine'
Threads in each of a fine Carmine Colour, placed in difl'
ferent Parts from the Catkins. It is propagated by Suck-
ers from the Roots, tranfplanted in February or March,'
or in the Autumn Months; or if the Nut is extraordi-'
nary in its Kind, it may be grafted in March on the
common Hazle, or be inoculated upon the. fame, in
July.
Numb. XXII. True Vnetian Vetch. This brings Spikes-
of Pea-like Flowers of a bluifh Purple, touch'd with Red
about the Edges. You may raile this, from Seeds fown,
in. March or April.
Numb. XXIIL.


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