The Children's Book of Gardening
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The Children's Book of Gardening

By Mrs. Paynter, Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
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Table of Contents
  • THE CHILDREN’S BOOK OF GARDENING
  • UNIFORM WITH THIS VOLUME
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • THE CHILDREN’S BOOK OF GARDENING
  • CHAPTER I THE SITUATION AND SOIL
  • CHAPTER II ANNUALS
    • Mignonette.
    • Clarkia.
    • Malope.
    • Godetias.
    • Larkspurs.
    • Nigella.
    • Nasturtium.
    • Sunflowers (Helianthus).
    • Shirley Poppies.
    • Alonsoas.
    • Eschscholtzia.
  • CHAPTER III HARDY PERENNIALS
    • Hardy Perennials.
    • Primrose and Polyanthus.
    • Delphinium, or Larkspur.
    • Papaver Orientale, or Oriental Poppy.
    • Irises.
    • Lupinus Polyphyllus Albus.
    • White Japanese Anemone.
    • Aquilegia, or Columbine.
    • Peony.
    • Evening Primrose (Œnothera Fruticosa).
    • Gypsophila Paniculata.
    • Sweet Lavender.
    • Early-flowering Chrysanthemums.
    • Violets.
    • Michaelmas Daisies, or Starworts.
    • Staking.
  • CHAPTER IV BULBS, CORMS, AND TUBERS
    • Snowdrops (Galanthus).
    • Crocuses.
    • Siberian Squills (Scilla Siberica).
    • Narcissus, or Daffodil.
    • Hyacinths.
    • Grape Hyacinth (Muscari).
    • Tulips.
    • Early and Late Flowering Gladioli.
    • Montbretias.
    • Irises.
    • Winter Aconite (Eranthis Hyemalis).
    • Alstrœmerias.
    • Begonias.
    • Dahlias.
  • CHAPTER V BIENNIALS
    • Wallflowers (Cheiranthus).
    • Pansies and Tufted Pansies (Viola Tricolor).
    • Campanula Medium (Canterbury Bell).
    • Sweet William (Dianthus Barbatus).
    • Evening Primrose (Œnothera).
    • Snapdragons (Antirrhinum Majus).
    • Forget-Me-Not (Myosotis Dissitiflora).
    • Foxgloves (Digitalis).
    • Stocks (Matthiola).
  • CHAPTER VI BEDDING PLANTS
  • CHAPTER VII ROSES
    • Hybrid Perpetuals.
    • Tea Roses and Hybrid Teas.
    • Climbing Roses.
  • CHAPTER VIII CARNATIONS AND PINKS
    • Carnations from Seed.
    • Pinks.
  • CHAPTER IX LILIES
    • Orange Lily (Lilium Croceum).
    • Martagon, or Turk’s Cap, Lilies.
    • Lilium Speciosum.
    • Tiger Lily (Lilium Tigrinum).
    • Lilium Auratum.
    • Day Lily (Hemerocallis).
    • Lily of the Valley (Convallaria Majalis).
  • CHAPTER X ROCK AND WALL GARDENS
    • Plants for a Rock Garden.
  • CHAPTER XI DIFFICULT AND SHADY GARDENS
  • CHAPTER XII SOME HARDY CLIMBERS
  • CHAPTER XIII FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
    • Mustard and Cress.
    • Lettuce.
    • Radishes.
    • Spring Onions.
    • Mint.
    • Parsley.
    • Fruit.
  • CHAPTER XIV WINDOW, ROOM, AND JAPANESE GARDENS
    • Three Golden Rules for the Room Garden.
    • The Japanese Garden.
  • CHAPTER XV CALENDAR OF WORK
    • January.
    • February.
    • March.
    • April.
    • May.
    • June.
    • July.
    • August.
    • September.
    • October.
    • November.
    • December.
  • INDEX
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