Meager, Leonard

The english gardener

Or, a sure guide to young planters and gardeners, in three parts. The first shewing the way and order of planting and raising all sorts of stocks, fruit-trees, and shrubs, with the divers ways and manners of ingrafting and inoculating them in their several seasons; ordering and preservation. The second, how to order the kitchin-garden, for all sorts of herbs, roots, and sallads. The third, the ordering of the garden of pleasure, with varietie of knots, and wilderness-work after the best fashion, all cut in copper plates; also the choicest and most approved ways for the raising all sorts of flowers and their seasons, with directions concerning arbors, and hedges in gardens. Likewise several other very useful things fit to be known of all that delight in orchards and gardens. Fitted for the use of all such as delight in gardening, whereby the meanest capacity need not doubt of success (observing the rules herein directed) in their undertakings
By Leonard Meager above thirty years a practitioner in the art of gardening