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Handbook to the garden for New South Wales : this manual contains useful information on the subjects of flower, fruit, and vegetable gardening / by Law, Somner, & Co.
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Clough RB 635.09944 LAW
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Includes one engraved plate of Clianthus dampierii (Sturt's desert pea).
Carries an advertisement for Shepherd & Co, Nurserymen, for whom Law, Somner & Co. are city agents.
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[1868]
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Sydney : W. Maddock
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101 p. : frontis., 1 folded plate ; 22 cm.
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Includes 'Hints on the cultivation of: asparagus, globe artichoke, Jerusalem artichoke, broad beans, French or kidney beans, red and silver beet, borecole and kail, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, celery, chicory, cucumber,
egg plant, endive, gourds and pumpkins, leek, lettuce, melon, onion, parsley, parsnip, pepper or capsicum, potato, radish, rhubarb, salsify, sea kale, spinach, tomatoes, turnip, vegetable marrow, maize or Indian corn'; plus hints on the cultivation of the grape vine and fruit trees: orange, apple, apricot, peach, pear, plum, quince, medlar, fig as well as mulberries, loquats, pomegranates, guavas, bananas and olives.

Includes also "a well-assorted general catalogue of agricultural, vegetable, and flower seeds.'
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Clough RB 635.09944 LAW