JOURNAL
OF A
HORTICULTURAL TOUR
THROUGH
GERMANY, BELGIUM,
AND PART OF FRANCE,

IN THE AUTUMN OF 1835.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

A CATALOGUE OF THE DIFFERENT SPECIES OF CACTEĆ

IN THE GARDENS AT WOBURN ABBEY.

BY JAMES FORBES, A.L.S.,

CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY,
AUTHOR OF "HORTUS WOBURNENSIS," ETC.


LONDON:
JAMES RIDGWAY AND SONS, PICCADILLY.

PREFACE.

The notes which are now submitted to the public contain a cursory detail of the various gardens and objects that came under my observation during a tour occupying a space of eight weeks,—a period of time which the reader will readily understand required the utmost diligence on my part to fulfil the objects I had in view. Yet I was enabled to investigate such modes of culture as were adopted in the principal gardens, where the produce appeared in any way superior to our own; to become thoroughly acquainted with the different systems practised at various seasons of the year would have required an actual residence of..................

 

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