M'Mahon, Bernard

The american gardener's calendar

Adapted to the climates and seasons of the United States. Containing a complete account of all the work necessary to be done in the kitchen-garden, fruit-garden, orchard, vineyard, nursery, pleasure-ground, flower-garden, green-house, hot-house, and forcing frames, for every month in the year. With ample practical directions for performing the same. Also, general as well as minute instructions, for laying out, or erecting, each and every of the above departments, according to modern taste, and the most approved plans, the ornamental planting of pleasure-grounds, in the ancient and modern stile, the cultivation of thorn-quicks and other plants suitable for live hedges. With the best methods of making them, &c. To which are annexed, extensive catalogues of the different kinds of plants, which may be cultivated either for use or ornament in the several departments, or in rural economy, divided into eighteen separate alphabetical classes, according to their habits, duration, and modes of culture. With explanatory introductions, marginal marks, and their true Linnaean or botanical, as well as english names. Together with a copious index to the body of the work
By Bernard M'Mahon, nursery, seedsman, and florist