Archive image from page 339 of A dictionary of modern gardening. A dictionary of modern gardening . dictionaryofmode01john Year: 1847 LAW 344 ââ¦â LEA Turfing. If seed be employed, the fol- | to compel the returning sap to organize lowing is a good selection, and in the itself externally as roots, instead of requisite proportions for an acre. The : passing downwards below the bark as best season for sowing is during moist j wood. The bending back is to assist weather in March. in this object by preventing the expend- On 1 acre of new lawn, sow the fol- j iture of sap in the formation or rath

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Archive image from page 339 of A dictionary of modern gardening. A dictionary of modern gardening . dictionaryofmode01john Year: 1847 LAW 344 ââ¦â LEA Turfing. If seed be employed, the fol- | to compel the returning sap to organize lowing is a good selection, and in the itself externally as roots, instead of requisite proportions for an acre. The : passing downwards below the bark as best season for sowing is during moist j wood. The bending back is to assist weather in March. in this object by preventing the expend- On 1 acre of new lawn, sow the fol- j iture of sap in the formation or rath
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Archive image from page 339 of A dictionary of modern gardening. A dictionary of modern gardening . dictionaryofmode01john Year: 1847 LAW 344 ââ¦â LEA Turfing. If seed be employed, the fol- | to compel the returning sap to organize lowing is a good selection, and in the itself externally as roots, instead of requisite proportions for an acre. The : passing downwards below the bark as best season for sowing is during moist j wood. The bending back is to assist weather in March. in this object by preventing the expend- On 1 acre of new lawn, sow the fol- j iture of sap in the formation or rather lowing grass seeds: Festuca durius- completion of leaves, and the silver cula, 4i lbs.; Avena flavescens, 1 lb.; j sand is to secure the drainage so neces- Lolliumperenne, 30 lbs.; Poa nemoralis,i sary to cuttings. 3 lbs.; P. sempervivens, 2 lbs.; P. tri- « In most cases, this is sufficient; but vialis, 2i lbs.; Trifolium repens, 11 I it must be obvious, that the exact man- lbs., and T. minus, 3 lbs. This is a [ ner in which the layering is effected is sufficient quantity to cover the ground : unimportant, and that it may be varied closely in a short time. according to circumstances. Thus, Mr, In very dry weather all lawns should j James Munro describes a successful be watered, and if a little guano and : method of layering brittle-branched muriate oflime be dissolved in the water plants by simply slitting the shoot at it will keep the surface gently moist even in dry weather. A good kind of grass for improving a lawn, is Crested Dogstail; it may be the bend, and inserting a stone at that place ; {Gardener's Magazine, ix. 302 ;) and Mr. Knight found that, in cases of difficult rooting, the process is facili- sown in March. Bush-harrow the lawn tated by ringing the shoot just below in order to stir up the soil a little for j the tongue about midsummer when the the seed, which should be sown broad- : leaves upon thlayers had acquired their full growth; (Hort. Trans, i.

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