The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and Improvements in Rural Affairs, Volume 4

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Hovey and Company, 1838
 

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Pagina 427 - And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of knowledge of good and evil.
Pagina 68 - Each gang of slaves has one belonging to it, who is styled the huntsman. He is generally selected from the most intelligent of his fellows, and his chief occupation is to search the woods, or as in this country it is termed, the bush, to find labour for the whole.
Pagina 68 - ... the ground often help to conduct to the secret spot ; and it consequently happens that persons so engaged must frequently undergo the disappointment of finding an advantage they had promised to themselves seized on by others. The hidden treasure being...
Pagina 343 - Botanical Register, or Ornamental Flower Garden and Shrubbery. Each number containing eight figures of Plants and Shrubs. In monthly numbers; 4s.
Pagina 81 - Pomological Notices: or Notices Respecting New and Superior Varieties of Fruits, Worthy of General Cultivation. Some Account of Several New Varieties of Peara, Which Have Fruited in the Botanic Garden and Nurseries of AJ Donning, Newburgh, NY,
Pagina 70 - Feb.1838. c lu as a botanist, and felt myself rewarded : a gigantic leaf from five to six feet in diameter, salver-shaped, with a broad rim; of a light green above, and a vivid crimson below, resting upon the water. Quite in character with the wonderful leaf was the luxuriant flower, consisting of many hundred petals, passing in alternate tints from pure white to rose and pink. The smooth water was covered with the blossoms, and as I rowed from one to the other I always observed something new to...
Pagina 70 - ... had raised my curiosity — a vegetable wonder. All calamities were forgotten ; I felt as a botanist, and felt myself rewarded : a gigantic leaf, from five to six feet in diameter, salver-shaped, with a broad rim, of a light green above and a vivid crimson below, rested on the water.
Pagina 316 - ... library, were observed to be brilliantly illuminated by phosphoric light. During the intervals of the flashes of lightning the night was exceedingly dark, and nothing else could be distinguished in the gloom except the bright light upon the leaves of these flowers. The luminous appearance continued uninterruptedly for a considerable length of time, but did not appear to resemble any electric effect.
Pagina 68 - In this, however, he is not always successful, being followed by those who are entirely aware of all the arts he may use, and whose eyes are so quick that the slightest turn of a leaf or the faintest impression of...
Pagina 322 - If the questions were put to me who is the most scientific Horticulturist now living ? — Who unites to a knowledge of the Practices of Gardening, the most perfect knowledge of the sciences that assist it? Which of living Horticulturists. has conferred the greatest benefits upon our art? I should quote Mr. Knight in reply to them all. Whether we follow him in his researches as a Physiologist, in his luminous observations and discoveries respecting the Sap of Plants ; as a general Cultivator in the...

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