The beauties of Flora display'd

Publication Date1778
Remainderor, Gentleman and Lady's Pocket Companion to the Flower and Kitchen Garden: On an Entire new plan. With a catalogue of seeds Necessary for each of them. Containing A Concise and Methodical Description of the Heights and Colours of upwards of Two Hundred different Flowers: Particular Directions for Sowing and Management, and singular Arrangement of each Sort of them, so as to have those of near equal Heights by themselves, and that no two Flowers should be seen together of the same Colours, nor that any one Kind should be hid by the other, but should at one View paint the whole Garden with a most agreeable and pleasing Variety, and set forth the great Profusion of Nature with very little Trouble. Also under the English Name of each Flower, is affixt its Latin one, for the more agreeable Amusement of the Curious. With Seven Plans on Copper-Plates, shewing the Nature and Design of the Work, and the Position of the Flowers when growing. With a short Sketch of the most desirable Situation of a Pleasure Garden. Also is placed under the Articles of the Kitchen Garden Catalogue, an essential and concise Method of Culture. Seeds arranged after each other nearly suitable to the Times of Sowing; the general Quantity necessary for different Proportions of Ground: the Choice of Soil and Situation; and Advice for laying out a Kitchen Garden both for Convenience, Utility, and Neatness. By N. Swinden, Gardener and Seedsman, at Brentford-End.
Publisherprinted for the author, by J. Fry and Co. and sold by J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall; J. Robson, New-Bond-Street; B. White, Fleet-Street; J. Wilkie, St. Paul's Church-Yard; J. Walter, Charing-Cross; J. Ridley, St. James's Street; C. D. Piguenit, Berkeley-Square; Richardson and Urquhart, Royal Exchange; and T. Evans, Pater-Noster-Row


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