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RURAL AND DOMESTIC IMPROVEMENT:
TREATISES ON LANDSCAPE GARDENING,
ARBORICULTURE, FLORICULTURE, HORTICULTURE,
AGRICULTURE, RURAL ARCHITECTURE,
PLANS OF GARDENS AND COUNTRY RESIDENCES,
SUBURBAN VILLAS, &c.
LISTS OF NEW AND RARE PLANTS, FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
J. C. LOUDON, F.L.S. H.S. &c.
AUTHOR OF THE ENCYCLOPÆDIAS OF GARDENING, OF AGRICULTURE, &&
Historical and Geographical.
Suggestions for the Improvement of Kensing-
ton Gardens; and which are applicable,
also, in a greater or less Degree, to Hyde
Park, the Green Park, Regent's Park, and
Greenwich Park, and to Parks and Plea-
sure-grounds generally. By the Conductor 145
Plan of the Grounds of Chester Holme Cot
tage, laid out by Mr. George Harland
On the Formation and Planting of a Suburban
Kitchen-Garden. By A. Forsyth
Design for combining all the Forcing-houses,
Botanical Houses, and Pits and Frames, re-
required for a moderate Establishment, in
One Group. By A. Forsyth
Description of an early Forcing Pit, and a
Boiler for an early Forcing Stove, erected
at Oakhill Gardens. By A. Forsyth
Plans, Sections, &c., of a small span-roofed
Pit, for Green-house Plants, recently
erected at Stratford Green, Essex. By
Elevation and Description of a Cast-iron
Espalier Rail, erected in the Gardons of
Maeslaugh Castle, Radnorshire. By James
Notice of a remarkable Woodland District in
Scotland, still in its natural State; com-
prising the Head of Strathspey, in Bade-
noch, and the Forest of Braemar. By H. B.
Dimensions of some Trees, and Notes on the
Growth of other Trees and Shrubs, indi-
genous and exotic, on the Estate of Poloc,
in Lanarkshire, the Property of Sir John
Maxwell, Bart. By John Maxwell, M.P. - 167
An Account of some remarkable Trees of
the Norway Spruce (A'bies excélsa Poir.)
now growing at the Whim, in Peeblesshire,
the Property of Sir James Montgomery of
Bartstanhope and Stobo. By J. M'Nab,
Superintendent of the Experimental Gar-
A new Guard for single Trees in Parks, &c.
By Charles Lawrence
Notice of the Wilton Shrub-lifter. By its
Inventor, Harry Alcock
List of Plants which have stood the open Air
at Pendarves, in Cornwall. By James
Notice of some Green-house and Half-hardy
ligneous Plants, which have endured the
open Air, for several Winters, in the
Handsworth Nursery, near Birmingham.
By Alexander Pope
Results of an Attempt to grow some tender
Aquatics in hot Water, in the open Air.
By Richard Christie
An Account of the Mode in which the large
Palm at Hale Hall, Lancashire, was low.
ered Five Feet. By John Nickson, Gar-
dener to J. J. Blackburn, Esq., M.P., at
Description of an oiled Paper Cap for pro-
tecting Dahlias, when in Flower, from au-
tumnal Frosts. By John Turnbull
On the Culture of Epiphyllum truncatum.
By T. Symons
On the Culture of Cape Heaths. By R. Glen-
Report on the Hardy Fruit Trees for 1837,
Instructions for Truffle-Searching.
A Mode of transplanting a large Cedar Tree
described. By J. Cuthill, Gardener to Capt.
Trotter, Dyrham Park
Notice respecting the State of a Plantation of
Salix alba, of which some Account was
given, in 1825, in this Magazine. By Archi-
bald Gorrie, F. H.S., M.C.H.S.
Account of a Plant of d'rbutus Andráchne
in the Edinburgh Botanic Garden, supposed
to be the largest in Britain. By William
M'Nab, A.L.S., Superintendent of the
lated from the German of V. F. Fischer.
By Francis Mascall, Esq., of Eppleton,
A Treatise on the Cultivation of Truffles.
By Alexander Von Bornholz. Translated
from the German by Francis Mascall, Esq.,
of Eppleton, Durham
Olitorial Notices; or, Notices of new Culinary
Vegetables, deserving of general Cultiva-
tion in British Gardens
Notice of some new, or little known, sorts of
culinary Vegetables, cultivated in the North
Riding of Yorkshire. By J. B. Whiting - 499
A Method of training Pear Trees which
might be advantageously adopted in Gar-
dens where Walls cannot be afforded, and
Standards will not thrive; with preliminary
Observations respecting the List of Pears in
the last Edition of the "Encyclopædia of
Gardening." By J. B. W.
On the Culture of the Musa Cavendishi, as
practised at Chatsworth. By Joseph Pax-
ton, F.L.S., H.S., &c.
Floricultural and Botanical Notices on Kinds
of Plants newly introduced into our Gar-
dens, and that have originated in them,
and on Kinds of Interest previously ex-
tant in them; supplementary to the latest
Editions of the " Encyclopædia of Plants,"
and of the " Hortus Britannicus," 35. 78. 176.
214. 266. 311. 360. 430. 451. 503.
On enlivening Flower or other small Gardens
that surround Dwelling-houses, by Means
of Zoology. By Th. Nietner
On a proper Arrangement of Plants, both as
to their Height and the Colour of their
Flowers, being indispensably necessary in a
Flower-Garden. By John Caie, Gardener
to Her Grace the Duchess of Bedford, at
On the Shriveling of Grapes, and Recom-
mendations of the early White Frontignac.
By J. Robertson, Nurseryman
On the Shriveling of Grapes. By Agronome's
On the Rust on Vines. By J. Wighton, Gar.
dener to Lord Stafford, Cossey Hall
On Part of the Vines, in the same Forcing-
house, being suspended, and Part not. By
Charles Pullen, Gardener to F. L. Gold-
smid, Esq., Champion Hill
On a new Method of grafting Vines. By
William Smith, Gardener at the Priory, St.
On the Necessity of thinning the Berries on
Bunches of Grapes as soon as the Fruit is
set. By John Fyffe, Gardener at Milton
On the Rust on Vines. By John McEvoy,
Gardener, Leweston House, near Sher-
On a Method of obtaining Green Mint during
Winter. By James Cuthill
List of Fifty-four Sorts of Wheat, Seeds and
Ears of which have been received from M.
First Annual Report, Laws, and Transac
tions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh 507
Journal of a Horticultural Tour through
Germany, Belgium, and Part of France, in
the Autumn of 1835. To which is added,
a Catalogue of the different Species of
Cacter in the Gardens at Woburn Abbey.
By James Forbes, A.L.S., Corresponding
Member of the Horticultural Society, Au-
thor of Hortus Woburnensis, &c.
Ladies' Botany; or, a familiar Introduction
to the Study of the Natural System of
Lectures on Landscape-Gardening in Aus-
tralia. By the late Mr. Thomas Shepherd 584
The Flora of Jamaica; a Description of the
Plants of that Island, arranged according
to the Natural Orders; with an Appendix,
containing an Enumeration of the Genera,
according to the Linnæan System, and an
Essay on the Geographical Distribution of
the Species. By James Macfadyen, M.D. - 590
The New Botanist's Guide to the Localities
of the rarer Plants of Britain. By Hewett
Amaryllidacea; preceded by an Attempt to
arrange the Monocotyledonous Orders, and
followed by a Treatise on cross-bred Vege-
tables, and Supplement. By the Hon. and
Rev. W. Herbert
Illustrations and Descriptions of the Plants
which compose the Natural Order Camel-
lies, and of the Varieties of Camellia
japonica cultivated in the Gardens of Great
Britain. The Drawings by Alfred Chan-
dler; the Descriptions by William Beattie
annual, biennial, perennial, and exotic
The Parterre; or, Whole Art of forming
Flower.Gardens. By C. F. Ferris, Esq.
The Florist's Magazine; a Register of the
newest and most beautiful Varieties of
Florists' Flowers. Drawn from Nature,
engraved and coloured in the most finished
Style. By Frederick W. Smith
A Catalogue of Herbaceous Plants cultivated
and sold by John Cree, Addlestone Nur.
sery, Chertsey, Surrey; with numerous
Synonymes, and References to Figures in
the leading Botanical Periodicals; and also
a select List of Fruit Trees, with Descrip-
Catalogue of the Cellulares, or Flowerless
Plants, of Great Britain; or those in-
cluded in the Linnæan Class Crypto-
gamia; compiled from Sir W. J. Hooker's
"vol. v. ; Sir J. E. Smith's
"English Flora," vol. iv. ; Mackay's
"Flora Hibernica;" Henslow's "Cata-
logue of British Plants," and other Sources.
By W. A. Leighton, B. A. F.B.S. Edin.,
Practical Remarks on the Failure of the
Potato Crop; with Instructions how to
remedy the Evil. By William Stent,
Nursery and Seedsman, East Stockwith,
near Gainsburgh, Lincolnshire
Catalogue of Works on Gardening, Agricul
ture, Botany, Rural Architecture, &c..
lately published, with some Account of
those considered the more interesting - 223.
Sowerby's Small Edition of English Bo-
Baxter's British Flowering Plants
Hooker's Icones Plantarum
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