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Author: Plat, Hugh, Sir, 1552-1611?
Title: The second part of the Garden of Eden. Or An accurate description of all flowers and fruits growing in England;: with partuicular [sic] rules how to advance their nature and growth, as well in seeds and herbs, as the secret ordering of trees and plants. / By that learned and great observer, Sir Hugh Plat Knight. Never before printed.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The second part of the Garden of Eden. Or An accurate description of all flowers and fruits growing in England;: with partuicular [sic] rules how to advance their nature and growth, as well in seeds and herbs, as the secret ordering of trees and plants. / By that learned and great observer, Sir Hugh Plat Knight. Never before printed.
Plat, Hugh, Sir, 1552-1611?

London: Printed for William Leak, at the Crown in Fleetstreet betwixt the two Temple-gates, 1660 [i.e. 1659]
Alternate titles: Garden of Eden.
Subject terms:
Gardening -- England
Gardening
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A90748.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE READER.
AN Alphabetical TABLE TO THE BOOK.
The Second Part OF THE Garden of EDEN. Divers conceited Expe∣riments in Trees, Plants, Flowers, Herbs, and Fruits.
Num. 1.
66. The whole manner of plant∣ing and ordering the Musk-Mellon, Cucumber, Pompe∣on, &c.
70. How to prevent the com∣mon error, whereby every se∣cond year is made more un∣fruitful then otherwise it would be of Apples, Pears, Plums, &c. by the negligence of man.
71. How to keep Plums from cleaving, and so of Flowers.
73. A special order for plant∣ing and ordering of all Or∣chards, whereby your Trees shall flourish exceedingly, and bear store of fruit.
74. The just time or ipsum nunc, when it is best to graff, both in respect of the Cions, as also of the Stock.
75. The manner of implaster∣ing, Inoculating, or Graffing in the bud, with all neces∣sary circumstances.
76. How to sow sufficiently in the wain or encrease of the Moon, notwithstanding the unseasonableness of the wea∣ther.
77. How to have Garden Pease or French-Beans to grow without the help of sticks or poles.
78. How to destroy weeds, worms, rushes, &c. as also to enrich any pasture or arable ground, and perhaps to forward the Crop thereof.
79. How to stay the bleeding of any Vine.
80. How to have great and large Musk-mellons, Cucumbers, Pompeons, Gooseberries. &c.
81. How to destroy Fern or Broom.
82. How to make the leaves, stalks and roots of Artichokes to be good food for the Table.
83. How to make flowers double, as also to enlarge either fruits or flowers, and to make young trees to prosper well.
84. How to defend a whole Or∣chard, or any particular Tree from the frosts of April or May, whereby the blos∣soms may knit without any danger.
85. How to make the best choice of any Cions whatsoever.
86. How to recover an old Bor∣der of Tyme or Hysop that is almost dead.
87. How to know the just time when to remove or transplant any Tree.
88. How a man may have a speedy bearing Orchard, but the trees not beautiful, or to have fair and goodly Trees, that will not bear Fruit so soon.
89. How to make branches or Arms of Trees to root.
90. How divers Trees and Hedges are kept backwurd by the ignorance of him that planteth them only.
91. How to make the body of a Tree, or any young Cions to grow full of squares or Lo∣sanges.
92. How to bring Fruit into any shape, or to grow within molds.
93. The best manner of binding or closing of any new graffed Cions.
94. To backward Flowers, as Gilliflowers, Pincks, Straw∣berries, &c.
95. Necessary Observations to make either outlandish or English seeds to grow the better.
96. A necessary observation in the removing of young Plants of Musk-mellons, Pompeons &c.
97. How to graff upon one root of Carnations all manner of Carnations, Gilliflowers, Pinks, &c.
98. How to encrease the bearing of any Gilliflower or Carna∣tion root exceedingly.
99. How to encrease the double or single Stock-Gilliflowers.
100. How to dwarf any man∣ner of Fruit Tree, so as your Orchard shall bear fruit the first year.
101. How to multiply the double Honeysuckle, Jesamie.
102. How to have a Vineyard to bear Grapes the first year.
103. How to graff in a dead trunck, or stock of a Willow-tree.
104. To help a tree whose stock or fruit beginneth to rot.
105. That the Peach-stone may have no kernel.
106. To make a Peach-tree bring forth Pomgranates.
107. To have great store of Sage speedily.
108. To have several grapes growing upon one branch, and and so of Roses, Gilliflowers, &c.
109. How to have trees of Time, Hysop, Lavender, Rosemary, &c.
110. How to keep Grapes upon the Vine till the Calends of January; and so of other fruit and flowers; as also to keep backward both fruit and flowers.
111. How to make Pears, Apples, Plums, Grapes, &c. to dry as they grow.
112. How to destroy Caterpillers.
113. Secrets in Pompeons, Musk-mellons, Strawberries, and Artichokes, to make them prosper and grow great.
114. To make Apricocks to pro∣sper well.
115. To make Rosemary to pro∣sper exceedingly.
216. To make trees to flourish wonderfully.
117. How to make a clay ground fruitful.
118. Certain Observations for the enriching of ground.
Books printed or sold by William Leak at the sign of the Crown in Fleetstreet between the two Temple-gates.