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THE

OF

THEORY AND PRACTICE

HORTICULTURE;

OR,

AN ATTEMPT TO EXPLAIN THE CHIEF OPERATIONS OF

GARDENING UPON PHYSIOLOGICAL GROUNDS.

BEING THE SECOND EDITION OF THE

THEORY OF HORTICULTURE,

MUCH

ENLARGED.

BY JOHN LINDLEY, Ph.D. F.R.S.

Corresponding Member of the Institute,
Vice-Secretary of the Horticultural Society, Professor of Botany in University College, London,

&c. &c. &c.

“Though I am very sensible that it is from long experience chiefly that we are to expect
the most certain rules of practice, yet it is withal to be remembered that the likeliest
method to enable us to make the most judicious observations, and to put us upon the
most probable means of improving any art, is to get the best insight we can into the
nature and properties of those things which we are desirous to cultivate and improve."

Hales's Vegetable Staticks, i. 376.

LONDON:
LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, AND LONGMANS.

1855.

Rc 42

1642 1055

LONDON:
BRADBURY AND EVANS, PRINTERS, WHITEFRIARS.

dil

TO THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE THOMAS FRANCIS KENNEDY,

Lately one of Her Majesty's Commissioners of Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues,

Who Endeavoured to Reform

A PUBLIC DEPARTMENT

IN WHICH UNSKILFUL MANAGEMENT HAS BEEN MOST DISASTROUS,

THIS EDITION

OF A WORK ON THE PRINCIPLES OF CULTIVATION,

Es Enscribed

AS A MARK OF RESPECT FOR HIGH OFFICIAL CHARACTER AND ILL-REQUITED

PUBLIC SERVICES,

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