Loudon, John Claudius

An encyclopaedia of gardening

Comprising the theory and practice of horticulture, floriculture, arboriculture, and landscape-gardening, including all the latest improvements; a general history of gardening in all countries; and a statistical view of its present state, with suggestions for its future progress in the British Isles
By J. C. Loudon, F. L. S. H. S. &c., author of "A treatise on forming and improving country residences." llustrated with many hundred engravings on wood by Branston
Fifth edition
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and GreenLondon1827