Miller, Philip

The gardeners dictionary

Containing the methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit and flower garden, as also, the physick garden, wilderness, conservatory, and vineyard; according to the pratice of the most experienced gardeners of the present age. Interspersed with the history of the plants, the characters of each genus, and the names of all the particular species, in latin and english; and an explanation of all the terms used in botany and gardening. Together with accounts of the nature and use of barometers, thermometers, and hygrometers, proper for gardeners; and of the origin, causes, and nature of meteors, and the particular influences of air, earth, fire and water upon vegetation, according to the best natural philosophers
Adorn'd with copper plates. By Philip Miller, gardener to the worshipful Company of Apothecaries, at their botanick-garden, at Chelsea, and F.R.S.
The third edition, corrected
RivingtonLondon1737
Sprache: 
englisch