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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

Productions of the month of March,   pp. 16-29

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The FLOWER-GARDEN                 d/pflay'd.         19
Bloffom is large; and the Root produces a good Number TOtCh13
of them.   This, like all other Anemones, has a tuberous
Root, and is propagated by Offsets, which you muft
break from the Roots when you take them from the
Ground; then wafh them well, and dry them in the Sun.
The Time of taking thefe Roots out of the Ground is
when the Leaves and Stalks are withered; and the befR
Month for replanting them is in September; they love a
dry light Soil, and warm Expofure; and in fich Ground
I have known the Anemone to ifand and profper feveral
We may raife the Anemone from the Seeds of fingle
Flowers rubb'd in Sand, and favwru in ffebruay very fhal-
low in fine fifted Earth, watering them well at firf;
they will come up in three Weeks; and the Summer
following fet the Roots in a frefli Border at four Inches
Diftance, half an Inch deep; for tho' they will be hardly
bigger than Peale, they will bloffoni the following
Numb. V. The Rhyvan Narciffus was raifed in Holland,
and lately fent to England.  it has Bloffoms like that
which is call'd the Soleil d'or ; the Flower-Leaves are yel-
low, with Cups of an Orange-colour in the middle of
each Flower.  The Root is bulbous like the Narcpa,
Numb. III. of this Month, and muff be cultivated and
increas'd in the fame manner.
Numb. VI. White Paf      Flower, or Pulfatilla, is
in moft refpe6ts like the Single Wood Anemone, and
may be propagated like the Aui;mone, by fowing the
Seeds in March, in fine Earth; or may be fown
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