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Abercrombie, John 1726-1806

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Works: 113 works in 662 publications in 2 languages and 4,944 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Calendars  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Classifications: AC4, 712
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Every man his own gardener Being a new, and much more complete gardener's kalendar ... than any one hitherto published ... by Thomas Mawe ... John Abercrombie ... and other gardeners by John Abercrombie ( )
88 editions published between 1769 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every man his own gardener. Being a new, and much more complete gardener's kalendar, and general director, than any one hitherto published. Containing, not only an account of what work is necessary to be done in the kitchen and fruit garden, pleasure ground, flower garden and shrubbery; nursery, green-house, and hot-house for every month in the year, but also ample practical directions for performing the said work, according to the newest and most approved methods now in practice among the best gardeners. With complete practical directions for forcing all kinds of choice plants, flowers and fruits, to early perfection, in hot-beds, hot-houses, hot-walls, forcing-frames, forcing-houses, vineries, &c. Also particular directions relative to soil and situation, adapted to the different sorts of plants and trees, &c. And to the whole are added, complete and useful lists of kitchen-garden plants, fruit trees, forest trees, flowering shrubs, evergreens, annual, biennial, and perennial fibrous-rooted flowers, bulbous and tuberous-rooted flowers, green-house, and hot-house plants, proper for cultivation in the English gardens and plantations, &c. &c. and to which, in this edition, are added, additional systematic general catalogues of hardy herbaceous perennials and bicnnials, and of hot-house plants (not in any former edition) with general explanations of their nature and culture. By Thomas Mawe, (gardener to his grace the Duke of Leeds) John Abercrombie, gardener, Newington, Surry; (formerly to Tottenham-court, Middlesex.) and other gardeners by John Abercrombie ( )
23 editions published between 1787 and 2005 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The universal gardener and botanist or, a general dictionary of gardening and botany. Exhibiting in Botanical Arrangement, according to the Linnaean System, The various Genera and Species of Plants, Trees, Shrubs, Flowers, and Fruits, that merit Culture for Use, Ornament and Variety, in the different Departments of Gardening, Plantations, Shrubberies, Nursery, Green-House, Hot-House or Stove, Forcing-House, Hot-Walls, and Hot-Beds: describing the Botanic Classes, Orders, and Characters of the Genera, with General and Specific Descriptions of the Species of each Genus; their respective and general Uses, different Methods of Propagation, and General Culture, in their several Departments. Comprising accurate Directions, according to real Practice, for the Management of the Kitchen-Garden, Fruit-Garden, Pleasure-Ground, Flower-Garden, Nursery, Plantations, Green-House, Hot-House, or Stove, Hot-Beds, Forcing-Frames, Hot-Walls, and Forcing in general. Describing the General Plans and Formation of the several Gardening Districts and Departments, as above; with distinct Arrangements, and general Descriptions of the various tribes of Plants, Trees, Flowers, and Fruits, adapted to each different Department; and Explanations of the proper Situations, Exposures, Soils, Manures, Composts, various Garden Materials, and principal Utensils; together with full Directions for performing all the Practical Operations of Gardening in general, both in the various Methods of Propagation and Culture of the numerous Plants, and in the Management of every Garden District, and the various relative Plantations. By Thomas Mawe and John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie ( )
39 editions published between 1778 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every man his own gardener Being a new, and much more complete gardener's kalendar than any one hitherto published. ... By Thomas Mawe ... and other gardeners by John Abercrombie ( )
32 editions published between 1767 and 2005 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every man his own gardener being a new and much more complete gardener's calendar ... than any one hitherto published. ... By Thomas Mawe ... and John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie ( )
22 editions published between 1797 and 2005 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The British fruit-gardener and art of pruning: ... By John Abercombie; by John Abercrombie ( )
32 editions published between 1779 and 2005 in English and Irish and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gardener's pocket dictionary or, a systematic arrangement of trees, shrubs, herbs, flowers, and fruits ; agreeable to the Linnæan method: ... By John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie ( )
14 editions published in 1786 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Every man his own gardener; being a new and much more complete gardener's calendar and general directory than any one hitherto published by John Abercrombie ( Book )
16 editions published between 1800 and 1822 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete kitchen gardener, and hot bed forcer; with the thorough practical management of hot-houses, fire-walls and forcing-houses ... By John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie ( )
13 editions published between 1789 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A general system of trees and shrubs. For all useful and ornamental plantations ... By John Abercrombie by John Abercrombie ( Book )
10 editions published between 1788 and 2005 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Abercrombie, J. 1726-1806
John Abercrombie
Languages
English (431)
Irish (1)
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