THE AMERICAN
FLOWER GARDEN DIRECTORY,

CONTAINING

PRACTICAL DIRECTIONS FOR THE CULTURE OF PLANTS,

IN THE

HOT-HOUSE, GARDEN-HOUSE, FLOWER GARDEN AND
ROOMS OR PARLOURS,

FOR EVERY MONTH IN THE YEAR.

With

A DESCRIPTION OF THE PLANTS MOST DESIRABLE IN EACH, THE NATURE OF THE SOIL AND
SITUATION BEST ADAPTED TO THEIR GROWTH, THE PROPER SEASON FOR
TRANSPLANTING, &c.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ERECTING A

Hot-house, Green-house, and laying out a Flower Garden.

 

Frequently, in the description of plants, there are Botanical and English names compounded, in order the more clearly to elucidate their several parts to those who are not fully acquainted with scientific terms. The description of the colour of flowers and habits of plants will be useful to such as are at a great distance from collections, in enabling them to make selections judiciously.

Those plants described and recommended have all, with a few exceptions, passed under our own observation, and are generally such as are most worthy of attention, either for beauty of flower, foliage, or habit, together with those celebrated in arts and medicine. Many may possibly have passed unobserved, either from their being very generally known, or difficult to obtain; but in no case has there been suppression from................................

 

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