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Abercrombie, John - Every Man His Own Gardener, 1791 (ESTC T33568)

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, Proper for Cultivation in the English Gardens and Plantations, &c. &c. 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
Edition: 
The Thirteenth 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: 
1791
ESTC Number: 
T33568
Copies/Volumes: 
Bibliothèque Cantonale et Universitaire - Lausanne, 1R 755
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