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Abercrombie, John - Every Man His Own Gardener, 1787 (ESTC N9524)

Author(s): 
Abercrombie, John
Title: 
Every Man His Own Gardener. Being a New, and much more Complete, Gardener’s Kalendar, and General Director, Than any one hitherto published. Containing, Not only an Account of what Work is necessary to be done in the Kitchen and Fruit Garden, Pleasure Ground, Flower Garden and Shrubbery; Nursery, Green-House and Hot-House for every Month in the Year, but also ample practical Directions for performing the said Work, according to the newest and most approved Methods now in practice among the best Gardeners. With complete practical Directions for Forcing all Kinds of choice Plants, Flowers and Fruits, to early Perfection, in Hot-beds, Hot-houses, Hot-walls, Forcing-frames, Forcing-houses, Vineries, &c. Also particular Directions relative to Soil and Situation, adapted to the different Sorts of Plants and Trees, &c. And to the Whole are added, complete and useful lists of Kitchen Garden Plants, Fruit Trees, Forest Trees, Flowering Shrubs, Evergreens, Annual, Biennial, and Perennial Fibrous-rooted Flowers, Bulbous and Tuberous-rooted Flowers, Green-House, and Hot-house Plants, And, to which, in this edition, are added, additional Systematic General Catalogues of Hardy Herbaceous Perennials and Biennials, and of Hot-House Plants (not in any former edition) with general explanations of their nature and culture. By Thomas Mawe. (Gardener to his Grace the Duke of Leeds) John Abercrombie, Gardener, Newington, Surry; (formerly of Tottenham-court, Middlesex,) and Other Gardeners ... with considerable material new Additions, and wholly new improved in the most copious and general Manner in every Department of the Work, rendering it much superior, and more universally Instructive than any former Edition
Edition: 
The Eleventh Edition, Corrected, and greatly Enlarged
Place of Publication: 
London
Printer(s)/Publisher(s): 
Printed for J. F. and C. Rivington, T. Longman, B. Law, J. Johnson, G. G. J. and J. Robinson, T. Cadell, W. Goldsmith, R. Baldwin, J. Murray, E. Newbery, and W. Lowndes
Publication Year: 
1787
ESTC Number: 
N9524
Copies/Volumes: 
University of Michigan - Buhr Shelving Facility, SB 453 .A14 1787
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