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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 May],   pp. [unnumbered]-48


Page 48

48        9The FLOWER-GARDEN                dfplay"d.
4%P. firip'd with Crimfon, like the Double Pheafant-ey'd Pink.
It is propagated like the Cina Pink, Numb. XII. of this
Month, with refpea to Slips and Cuttings; or may be
increas'd by Layers, in /une or 7uly, cut as we do the
Carnation, or 7uly-Flower, which fee in the Month of
Vuly. This Plant loves a light Soil that is frefh, and a
warm Expofure.
Produclionsr


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