A Practical Treatise on the Culture of the Carnation: Pink, Auricula, Polyanthus, Ranunculus, Tulips, Hyacinth, Rose, and Other Flowers (Paperback)
This special edition of 'A Practical Treatise on the Culture of the Carnation' was written by Thomas Hogg, Florist, and first published in 1839, making it the best part of two-centuries old. The book features sections on Horticulture and its Admirers, Carnation; Name and Distinctions, Primitive Soils, Green Fly, Ear-Wig, Wire-Worm, Manure for the Garden, On Seed and Seedlings, Catalog of Carnations, plus more. Although the main focus of the book is Carnations, it also covers Roses, Hyacinth, Tulips, Ornamental Trees, Flowering Shrubs, Herbaceous Plants among others. A superb old book on Carnation Culture and a must-read for all Carnation enthusiasts, both novice and expert alike. IMPORTANT NOTE - Please read BEFORE buying THIS BOOK IS A REPRINT. IT IS NOT AN ORIGINAL COPY. This book is a reprint edition and is a perfect facsimile of the original book. It is not set in a modern typeface and has not been digitally enhanced. As a result, some characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections, blurring, or minor shadows in the page background. This book appears exactly as it did when it was first printed. DISCLAIMER: Due to the age of this book, some methods, beliefs, or practices may have been deemed unsafe, undesirable, or unacceptable in the interim years. In utilizing the information herein, you do so at your own risk. We republish antiquarian books without judgment, solely for their historical and cultural importance, and for educational purposes. If purchasing a book more than 50 years old, especially for a minor, please use due diligence and vet the text before gifting.