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The country-mans recreation, or The art of planting, graffing, and gardening, in three books The first declaring divers waies of planting, and graffing, and the best times of the year, with divers commodities and secrets herein, how to set or plant with the root, and without the root; to sow or set pepins or curnels, with the ordering thereof, also to cleanse your grafts and cions, to help barren and sick trees, to kill worms and vermin, and to preserve and keep fruit; how to plant and proin your vines, and to gather and presse your grape; to cleanse and mosse your trees, to make your cider and perry, with many other secret practises which shall appear in the table following. The second treateth of the hop-garden, with necessary instructions for the making and maintenance thereof, ... with some directions for tabaco. Whereunto is added, The expert gardener, containing divers necessary and rare secrets belonging to that art, ... hereunto is likewise added the Art of angling.

Main Author: Barker, Thomas, fl. 1651.
Corporate Author: Early English Books Online.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: London : printed by T. Mabb [and William Hunt], for William Shears, and are to be sold at the signe of the Bible in St. Pauls Church-yard, near the little north door, 1654.
Series:Early English books online.
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