or, The gardener's universal calender. Containing an account of the several monthly operations in the kitchen-garden, flower-garden and parterre throughout the year. Also experimental directions for performing all manner of works in gardening ...
Clarke, London. 1757
The Whitmills were gardeners in Hoxton who specialised in fruit culture and developed a system of tree grafting. This influential book gave expert advice on grafting and fruit tree care throughout the year and explained innovations in forcing stone fruits, raspberries, and, especially, grapes. First published anonymously in 1726.
Sixth edition, 12mo., iv, 261, [xi, including 4 pages ads]pp., contemporary calf ruled in gilt, joints repaired, red morocco label, a fresh, clean copy.
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