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Author: Hughes, William, fl. 1665-1683.
Title: The flovver garden. Shewing briefly how most flowers are to be ordered, the time of flowering, taking of them up, and of planting them again. And how they are increased by layers, off sets, slips, cuttings, seeds, &c. With other necessary observations relating to a flower garden. VVhereunto is now added. The gardiners or planters dialling, (viz.) how to draw a horizontal diall, as a knot in a garden, on a grass-plot, or elsewhere, the like before not extant. By William Hughes.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The flovver garden. Shewing briefly how most flowers are to be ordered, the time of flowering, taking of them up, and of planting them again. And how they are increased by layers, off sets, slips, cuttings, seeds, &c. With other necessary observations relating to a flower garden. VVhereunto is now added. The gardiners or planters dialling, (viz.) how to draw a horizontal diall, as a knot in a garden, on a grass-plot, or elsewhere, the like before not extant. By William Hughes.
Hughes, William, fl. 1665-1683.

London: printed for William Crook at the Green-Dragon without Temple Barr, 1672.
Alternate titles: Flower-garden
Notes:
With two final advertisement leaves.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Subject terms:
Flower gardening -- Early works to 1800.
Viticulture -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A44924.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the Reader.
The Table
THE FLOWER-GARDEN Epitomiz'd.
Of a Hot Bed.
Flowers which are raised by Seeds from an Hot Bed, are,
Of Plants and Flowers raised of Seeds which are not sown on Hot Beds.
Of some Flowers, Flower bearing Trees and Shrubs, as are raised and increased from Layers, necessary for a Flower-Garden, as,
Of such Flowers as are raised, an increased by off-sets:
Of such Flowers or Plass are increased by slips, cuttings and other wayes that have not been mentioned before, which may be put in the Flower-Garden.
THE GARDENERS DIALLING SHEWING How to draw a Diall on a Grass-plot in the middle, or any other part of a Garden, or in a Plantation, or in any Field, or Down; as also in a Flower-Garden, it be∣ing drawn as any other Knot for ornament.
To draw a Diall on a Grass plot, it being first made Horizontal.
To draw another Di∣al on an Horizontal Plane.
An Explanation of all such words as are made use of herein; which to some may seem difficult.
Books newly Printed for William Crooke at the Green Dragon without Temple-Barr.