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Identifier: encyclopdiaofgar00loud
Title: An encyclopædia of gardening;
Year: 1826 (1820s)
Authors: Loudon, J. C. (John Claudius), 1783-1843
Subjects: Gardening
Publisher: London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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506 PRACTICE OF GARDENING. Part III. convenient length. If there were no stone, the lights must be in two lengths, and therafters would necessarily be considerably larger, so that there would be more shade onthe centre of the bed, if the flue was vnthin the glass. The back elevation in the lower partis formed of open brick work (d), to admit the heat of a lining of dung, and the wall (e)enclosing this lining is bevelled, so that the dung as it sinks may not shrink and allow theheat to escape in the air. In both back and front walls are ventilators (f), for use in winterand severe weather. There are twoiires (Jig. 442. g, g) the pit being constructed in twodivisions (h, h), in order to keep up a succession of fruit. A drain {i) frees tlie wholefrom subterraneous water. In the use of this pit, the dung is thrown into the cavity be-hind, fresh from the stable : when the weather is dry, Scott observes, and a moistheat is required, I turn the dung once a week; but if the weather be wet, I

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