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The ladies" companion to the flower-garden

Jane C. Webb Loudon

The ladies" companion to the flower-garden

being an alphabetical arrangement of all the ornamental plants usually grown in gardens & shrubberies...

by Jane C. Webb Loudon

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Published by William Smith in Loudon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mrs Loudon.
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Open LibraryOL21496996M

Squash or pumpkin planted beneath acts as a natural mulch by shading the ground, and the large, rustling leaves deter animals such as raccoons from raiding the young corn. Besides trying to account for the revivification of the mummy in scientific terms — galvanic shock rather than incantations — "she embodied ideas of scientific progress and discovery, that now read like prophecies" to those later down the s. Loudon noticed there were no entry-level manuals, for which she saw a need and potential interest. Aromatic herbs, including basil, lovage, bee balm and anise hyssop, not only produce insect-attracting blossoms but are also useful for seasonings and tea. Light foxing.

Her work was of a serious nature, offering sound and practical advice to the aspiring Victorian lady who may not have been used to wielding a spade! All rights reserved. The state of its binding suggests that it has been well used, but as a popular gardening manual aimed at women, it does not seem like something which a nineteenth-century college librarian would have acquired for the library. About Companion Planting Using a bit of research and creativity, gardeners who disperse flowers into their vegetable gardens may find that they assist pest control to the garden. Bedford on the front paste-down 2. She found the gardening manuals of the day inaccessible, as they were written for those already deeply into the field, rather than those seeking new information.

Loudon noticed there were no entry-level manuals, for which she saw a need and potential interest. An added benefit of this plant is that its leaves, flowers and seed pods are edible. The opening remark in her introduction to Botany for Ladies reads, 'The following pages are intended to enable my readers to acquire knowledge of Botany with as little trouble to themselves as possible. It was precise and correct but written in an anecdotal style which made it easy to follow; more thancopies were sold.


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The ladies" companion to the flower-garden by Jane C. Webb Loudon Download PDF Ebook

This plant is also said to repel certain pest bugs, The ladies companion to the flower-garden book reportedly increases aromatic oils in herbs when planted in close proximity to them.

Following the death of her mother inshe traveled in Europe with her father, learning several languages. Certain types of flowers are also known for their repellent qualities to soil-borne pests, such as nematodes.

In any case, at many points she deals in greater clarity with elements from the earlier book: the loathing for the much-desired object, the immediate arrest for crime and attempt to lie one's way out of it, etc.

Her pioneering science fiction tale, The Mummy! According to Adams, these became "standard books of reference, and attained a large circulation. After her father's death, she found that "on the winding up of his affairs that it would be necessary to do something for my support.

Rosemary is another perennial plant that is purported to repel carrot flies. Postage will be by Air Mail outside of UK. Seeking out the author of the text, whom he presumed to be male, he eventually met Jane in and they married a year later.

I even found her once with a Disney princess bike helmet perched on her head and two pinwheels by her side. She died in All rights reserved. Sage green cloth boards with gilt lettering on the front board and spine.

By Mrs. After the death of her mother inshe travelled in Europe for a year with her father, learning several languages. A kind of Internet is predicted in it.

The book ends with an image of the family cozily looking out the window over the flowers, which present a small oasis of beauty in a gray urban world.

She died in at the age of Many, many flowers and plants are named after Mary, the saints, or some other facet of Christianity.

Gardening for Ladies

Her court ladies wear trousers and hair ornaments of controlled flame. Early life[ edit ] Jane Webb was born in to Thomas Webb, a wealthy manufacturer from EdgbastonBirmingham and his wife. Planning your garden in this way also suits people who rent their property for just a year as they see and enjoy the fruits The ladies companion to the flower-garden book their labour.

Loudon noticed there were no entry-level manuals, The ladies companion to the flower-garden book which she saw a need and potential interest. Flowers can repel pest insects and attract beneficial insects. Her work was of a serious nature, offering sound and practical advice to the aspiring Victorian lady who may not have been used to wielding a spade!

She wrote both fiction and educational works, but her most notable work before her marriage was The Mummy! The Mummy! Loudon stands among the innovators of early science fiction, before the term came into use, as authoress of The Mummy!

Externally the boards are lightly scuffed, with the board corners lightly bumped, with a bit of the cloth peeling from the front board, a small split at the head of the front hinge, with both hinges holding well regardless.magicechomusic.com: The Ladies Companion to the Flower Garden: An alphabetical arrangement of all the Ornamental Plants usually grown in Gardens & Shrubberies with full directions for their culture by Mrs Loudon.

6th edn with considerable additions and corrections. Sm 8vo. pps Green blind stamped & Gilt embossed cloth which is discoloured due to age. Jane Wells Webb Loudon (19 August – 13 July ) was an English author and early pioneer of science fiction.

She wrote before the term was invented, and was discussed for a century as a writer of Gothic fiction, fantasy or magicechomusic.com also created the first popular gardening manuals, as opposed to specialist horticultural works, reframing the art of gardening as fit for young women, and Born: 19 AugustBirmingham, United Kingdom.

The Ladies' Companion to The Flower Garden - Mrs LoudonLondon, William Smith. Fleet Street. Fourth edition pp No jacket. Green cloth boards, damp stained and faded, especially to spine, which has turned brown with time and reaction to light.Page 6 - Once shifting in spring will, indeed, be enough pdf and if the roots are so large pdf to require a pot of inconvenient size (for the roots must have plenty of room), the bulb may be divided, and the strongest of the fibrous roots cut off without injuring the plant, or preventing it from flowering.

AGARIC. — Fungi, of the mushroom kind, but generally poisonous.Mar 31,  · The ladies' companion to the flower-garden: being an alphabetical arrangement of all the ornamental plants usually grownin gardens & shrubberies; with full directions for their culture.

by Jane C. Webb Loudon 9 editions - first published in Feb 3, - Ebook. (Jane) Loudon () The Ladies Companion to the Flower Garden. Saved from magicechomusic.com wallacegardens. February Mrs. (Jane) Loudon () The Ladies Companion to the Flower Garden. Gardening Books Vintage Book Cover The Floral World | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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