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Identifier: fruitflowerkitch00neil
Title: The fruit, flower, and kitchen garden
Year: 1851 (1850s)
Authors: Neill, Patrick, 1776-1851
Subjects: Gardening
Publisher: Philadelphia, H. C. Baird
Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries
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ow h. This last-is an excellent me-thod of reclaiming neglected trees of this description.Every alternate branch being taken away, and the spurscut off, the young shoots are trained in, and. soon pro-duce good fruit. It is rather singuh,T, that the late M.Thouin, in his account of the Ecole cVITorticulturepractique du Museum^ classes the horizontal form amongles tallies lieteroclites^ and says, that, in consequence ofits invariably producing a tete de saule, that is, a hedgeof young shoots at thetop, it has been long since aban-doned. From this remark, we cannot help drawing theconclusion, that in France, th.e theory of training mustbe in advance of the practice. The other principal form is called /aw-training. Inthis there is no .leading stem, and the branches are ar-ranged somewhat like the spokes of a fan. Fig. 8 re-presents this shape as it commonly occurs in gardens.In the case of apple and pear-trees, this mode, thoughfrequently adopted, is not superior, perhaps not even Fig. 8.

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equal, to the horizontal configijrafion : it is evident,that when the branches reach the top of the wall, where TRAINING. 55 they must be cut short, a tete de satdc is inevitable. Itwould be better to adopt the modification of the fanshape used for stone fruits (Fig. 9); to establish a cer- Fii

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Tagged: , bookid:fruitflowerkitch00neil , bookyear:1851 , bookdecade:1850 , bookcentury:1800 , bookauthor:Neill__Patrick__1776_1851 , booksubject:Gardening , bookpublisher:Philadelphia__H__C__Baird , bookcontributor:NCSU_Libraries , booksponsor:NCSU_Libraries , bookleafnumber:60 , bookcollection:americana , BHL Collection

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