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.
JAMES RIDGWAY AND SONS, PICCADILLY.
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..................