Abercrombie, John

Every man his own gardener

Being a new, and much more complete gardener's kalendar than any one hitherto published. Containing, not only an account of what work is necessary to be done in the kitchen and fruit garden, pleasure ground, flower garden, and shrubbery; nursery, green-house, and hot-house, for every month in the year, but also ample directions for performing the said work, according to the newest and most approved methods now in practice among the best gardeners. With complete practical directions for forcing all kinds of choice plants, flowers, and fruits, to early perfection, in hot-beds, hot-houses, hot-walls, forcing-frames, forcing-houses, vineries, &c. Also particular directions relative to soil and situation, adapted to the different sorts of plants and trees, &c. And to the whole is added, complete and useful lists of kitchen garden plants, fruit-trees, forest trees, flowering shrubs, evergreens, annual, biennial, and perennial fibrous-rooted flowers, bulrous and tuberous-rooted flowers, green-house, and hot-house plants, proper for cultivation in the english gardens and plantations
By Thomas Mawe, (gardener to his grace the Duke of Leeds) John Abercrombie, (gardener, Tottenham Court) and other gardeners
The ninth edition. corrected, greatly enlarged and wholly new improved