Early Canadian Gardening

Early Canadian Gardening

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Explore the field of garden history with Early Canadian Gardening, an indispensable guide to horticulture and gardening practices in Upper Canada in the early nineteenth century. The book provides detailed descriptions of plants and seeds available at the time (many of which have evolved dramatically over the last 150 years) and examines not only which plants were grown at the time but also their value to pioneer gardeners and early settlers.A thorough examination of William Custeada#39;s Toronto Nursery catalogue of 1827 has revealed that in the first few years ... in addition to these necessities, ornamental plants for the most ambitious of pleasure gardens and interior decorations.

Title:Early Canadian Gardening
Author:Eileen Woodhead
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1998-08-31


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