The New American Orchardist, Or an Account of the Most Valuable Varieties of Fruit, Adapted to Cultivation in the Climate of the United States, from the Latitude of 250 to 540, with Their Uses, Modes of Culture, &c. Also a Brief Description of the Most Ornamental Forest Trees, Shrubs, Flowers, &c

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1848 - 450 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 23 - Thus was this place, A happy rural seat of various view : Groves whose rich trees wept odorous gums and balm ; Others whose fruit, burnished with golden rind, Hung amiable — Hesperian fables true, If true, here only — and of delicious taste.
Σελίδα 22 - Our death, the tree of knowledge, grew fast by, Knowledge of good bought dear by knowing ill.
Σελίδα 22 - Insuperable height of loftiest shade, — Cedar, and pine, and fir, and branching palm, — A sylvan scene; and, as the ranks< ascend 140 Shade above shade, a woody theatre Of stateliest view.
Σελίδα 11 - TO ORCHARD AND KITCHEN GARDEN; Or, an Account of the most valuable Fruits and Vegetables cultivated in Great Britain : with Kalendars of the Work required in the Orchard and Kitchen Garden during every month in the year. By G.
Σελίδα 22 - And higher than that wall a circling row Of goodliest trees, loaden with fairest fruit, Blossoms and fruits at once of golden hue...
Σελίδα 23 - Betwixt them lawns, or level downs, and flocks Grazing the tender herb, were interpos'd, Or palmy hillock ; or the flowery lap Of some irriguous valley, 'spread her store, Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose ; Another side, umbrageous grots and caves Of cool recess, o'er which the mantling vine Lays forth her purple grape, and gently creeps Luxuriant...
Σελίδα 22 - So on he fares, and to the border comes Of Eden, where delicious Paradise, Now nearer, crowns with her enclosure green, As with a rural mound, the champain head Of a steep wilderness...
Σελίδα 26 - For, except in certain sections of the city, and some very few solitary and highly-favored situations in the country around, they have become either so uncertain in their bearing — so barren — so unproductive — or so miserably blighted — so mortally diseased — that they are no longer to be trusted ; — they are no longer what they were once with us, and what many of them are still described to be by most foreign writers.
Σελίδα 23 - Others whose fruit, burnished with golden rind, Hung amiable — Hesperian fables true, If true, here only — and of delicious taste. Betwixt them lawns, or level downs, and flocks Grazing the tender herb, were interposed, Or palmy hillock, or the flowery lap Of some irriguous valley spread her store ; Flowers of all hue, and without thorn the rose.
Σελίδα 56 - Mix the whole together with as much boiling water as will form the ingredients into a thick paint. This composition is recommended to be applied to the stems and limbs of apple trees which are infested with the white mealy insect, having previously removed the moss and loose bark by scraping them off with a strong knife, or some other instrument adapted to the purpose. " In using the composition, it will be most efficacious if applied in a warm state, or something more than blood heat.

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