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The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries ..., Volumen25
Vista completa - 1859
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Página 273 - THE RHODODENDRONS OF SIKKIM-HIMALAYA ; being an Account, Botanical and Geographical, of the Rhododendrons recently discovered in the Mountains of Eastern Himalaya from Drawings and Descriptions made on the spot, by Dr. JD Hooker, FRS By Sir WJ HOOKER, FRS Folio, 30 Coloured Plates, £4. 14*.
Página 114 - ... at the present time, when so much attention is being given to the culture of the grape vine.
Página 276 - Kinchin-junga rose 20,000 feet above the lofty point from which I gazed ! Owing to the clearness of the atmosphere, the snow appeared to my fancy but a few miles off, and the loftiest mountain at only a day's journey. The heavenward outline was projected against a...
Página 461 - Canton ; but the success which attends it may also be attributed, partly at least, to the more favorable nature of the climate, the plant being indigenous to the central or more northern parts of the empire. The system of cultivation is nearly the same ; the main points attended to being those which have been noticed, namely, choosing a rich soil, planting at once into large pots, training to a single stem, and inducing it to send out numerous laterals, and giving liberal supplies of manure water...
Página 521 - It was voted that a committee of five be appointed by the Chair to promote and co-operate in the development of printed catalog cards In relation with international arrangements.
Página 186 - An adjourned meeting of the society was held to-day, — the President in the chair.
Página 449 - Size, medium, about two and a half inches long, and two and a half...
Página 228 - ... great emporium of Chinese fashion and luxury. It may be thought that the Chinese have glass houses, hot-water pipes, and all those fine things which assist gardeners and amateurs in Europe. Nothing of the kind; they do all these things in their houses and sheds, with common charcoal fires, and a quantity of straw to stop up the crevices in the doors and windows. At this season of the year the "Kum-quat" (Citrus japonica), which is extensively grown in pots, is literally covered with its small,...