Historical Garden Books: The gardener’s weekly magazine, and floricultural cabinet Vol. 29 (1886) by Harrison, J. J – 31 in a Series

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Historical Garden Books: The gardener’s weekly magazine, and floricultural cabinet Vol. 29 (1886) by Harrison, J. J – 31 in a Series

This is another yearly collection of  a weekly mailing bound together into one volume.

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FOR AMATEUR CULTIVATORS, AND EXHIBITORS OF PLANTS, FLOWERS, AND FRUITS: FOR GENTLEMEN’S GARDENERS, FLORISTS, NURSERYMEN, AND SEEDSMEN:

FOR NATURALISTS, BOTANISTS, BEEKEEPERS, AND LOVERS OF THE COUNTRY.

Conducted by SHIRLEY HIBBERD, F.R.H.S.

“ There are no ancient gentlemen but gardeners. . . They hold up Adam’s profession.”

Hamlet, v. 1

THE GARDEN ORACLE for 1886 is on the same plan as former issues, the present being the twenty-eighth publication of this work. It contains complete lists of the new plants, new flowers, and new fruits, and a complete list of the New Parliament.

More information on this book:

Publication date 1860
Publisher London : [Gardener’s Weekly Magazine]
Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Alternates
Language English
Volume v.29(1886)
 
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