Miller, Philip

The gardeners dictionary

Containing the methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit and flower garden. As also, the physick, garden, wilderness, conservatory, and vineyard, according to the practice of the most experienc'd gardeners of the present age. Intersperss'd with the history of the plants, the characters of each genus, and the names of all the particular species, in latin, and english; and an explanation of all the terms used in botany and gardening. Together with accounts of the nature and use of barometers, thermometers, and hygrometers proper for gardeners; and of the origin, causes, and nature of meteors, and the particular influences of air, earth, fire and water upon vegetation, according to the best natural philosphers
Adorn'd with copper plates. By Philip Miller, gardener of the botanick garden at Chelsea, and F.R.S.