THE AMATEUR GARDENER'S CALENDAR; Being a Monthly Guide As to What Should Be Avoided, As Well As What Should Be Done, in a Garden in Each Month: with plain rules how to do what is requisite: directions for laying out and planting kitchen and flower gardens, pleasure grounds, and shrubberies; and a short account, in each month, of the quadrupedes, birds, and insects then most injurious to gardens. LOUDON Mrs, Jane.

THE AMATEUR GARDENER'S CALENDAR; Being a Monthly Guide As to What Should Be Avoided, As Well As What Should Be Done, in a Garden in Each Month: with plain rules how to do what is requisite: directions for laying out and planting kitchen and flower gardens, pleasure grounds, and shrubberies; and a short account, in each month, of the quadrupedes, birds, and insects then most injurious to gardens.

London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1847. First Edition. 8vo, pp. xx, 372 + adv. Bound in blind stamped green cloth (faded patch on the rear cover, spine little faded) o/w a fine copy. Item #48212

Jane Loudon (1807-1858) was an early writer of science fiction, who after the death of her husband the horticulture writer John Loudon, established her own reputation as a writer of books about gardening.

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