The Planter's Guide: Or, A Practical Essay on the Best Method of Giving Immediate Effect to Wood, by the Removal of Large Trees and Underwood; Being an Attempt to Place the Art on Fixed Principles, and to Apply it to General Purposes, Useful and Ornamental; Chiefly Intended for the Climate of Scotland
W. Blackwood, 1828 - 473 strani
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Stran 361 - But rather to tell how, if art could tell, How from that sapphire fount the crisped brooks, Rolling on orient pearl and sands of gold...
Stran 361 - Upon the rapid current, which, through veins Of porous earth with kindly thirst up-drawn, Rose a fresh fountain, and with many a rill Water'd the garden ; thence united fell Down the steep glade, and met the nether flood, Which from his darksome passage now appears ; And now, divided into four main streams, Runs diverse, wandering many a famous realm And country, whereof here needs no account...
Stran 368 - Walpole, but the embroidery of a parterre, to make a Garden in the reign of Trajan serve for a description of one in that of King William.
Stran 162 - Manure is ineffectual towards vegetation, until it become soluble in water ; and it would remain useless in a state of solution, if it so abounded as utterly to exclude air ; for in that case, the fibres or mouths of plants would be unable to perform their functions, and they would soon drop off by decay.
Stran 360 - His far more pleasant garden God ordain'd; Out of the fertile ground he caus'd to grow All trees of noblest kind for sight, smell, taste; And all amid them stood the tree of life, High eminent, blooming ambrosial fruit Of vegetable gold; and next to life, Our death, the tree of knowledge, grew fast by, Knowledge of good, bought dear by knowing ill.
Stran 88 - Branches, in consequence of the free access of light, are formed as plainly for the nourishment, as well as the balancing of so large a Trunk, and also for furnishing a cover, to shield it from the elements. Thirdly, their superior thickness and induration of Bark is, in like manner, bestowed for the protection of the sap-vessels, that lie immediately under it, and which, without such defence from cold, could not perform their functions. Fourthly, their greater number and variety of Roots are for...