Hurry off and tell Maksim, the gardener, to set the serfs to work.
One tree occupies the whole time of a gardener for about ten days.
Then he rewarded the gardener with ten more pieces for his honesty.
The various amounts of these needed in different cases have to be adjusted by the gardener, according to the nature of the plant, its " habit" or general mode of growth in its native country, and the influence to which it is there subjected, as also in accordance with the purposes for which it is to be cultivated, &c. It is but rarely that direct information on all these points can be obtained; but inference from previous experience, especially with regard to allied forms, will go far to supply such deficiencies.
It is the business of the farmer and gardener to promote the activity of these organisms by good tillage, careful drainage and occasional application of lime to soils which are deficient in this substance.
He called for Taras the gardener, but no one replied.
The only thing to be said in excuse of that gardener would be that he was very angry.
The reciprocal adaptations of insects and flowers demand attentive observation on the part of the gardener concerned with the growing of grapes, cucumbers, melons and strawberries, or with the raising of new and improved varieties of plants.
One was a fine gardener; another could take care of horses; a third was a good cook; a fourth could manage a household.
The gardener put his hand under his cloak and drew out the very bag that the merchant had lost.
"Tell us," said Al Mansour to the gardener, "tell us how you came to find that bag."
Before noon the next day the gardener was admitted to the palace.
The fresh branches, with their thick mat of foliage, are useful to the gardener for sheltering wall-fruit in the spring.
The caliph at once gave orders for the gardener to be brought before him the next day.
It must be remembered that nails spoil a wall sooner or later, whereas a wire trellis is not only much neater, but enables the gardener to tie his trees up much more quickly.
It was the birthplace of John Claudius London (1783-1843), the landscape gardener and writer on horticulture, whose Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum still ranks as an authority.
The gardener therefore may, and does, by modifying, improve upon the conditions under which a plant naturally exists.
It behooves the judicious gardener, then, not to be too slavish in his attempts to imitate natural conditions, and to bear in mind that such attempts sometimes end in failure.
Moffat was builder, carpenter, smith, gardener, farmer, all in one, and by precept and example he succeeded in turning a horde of bloodthirsty savages into a "people appreciating and cultivating the arts and habits of civilized life, with a written language of their own."
For the landscape gardener, the larch is a valuable aid in the formation of park and pleasure ground; but it is never seen to such advantage as when hanging over some tumbling burn or rocky pass among the mountains.
Having served his apprenticeship as gardener from the age of fifteen, and himself constructed a large lake when gardener to Battlesden in 1821, he was in 1823 employed in the arboretum at Chiswick, the seat of the duke of Devonshire, and eventually became superintendent of the duke's gardens and grounds at Chatsworth, and manager of his Derbyshire estates.
It has a royal château built in 1570, with a large park laid out in 1755 by the French gardener Molard from designs by Le Notre, and enlarged in 1835.
The introduction of steel concrete (also known as ferroconcrete, armoured concrete, or reinforced concrete) is generally attributed to Joseph Monier, a French gardener, who about the year 1868 was anxious to build some concrete water basins.
(printed 1658, dated 1659); The French Gardener: instructing how to cultivate all sorts of Fruit-trees..
Those most suitable for the purpose of the gardener are carefully selected for propagation, while others not so desirable are destroyed; and thus after a few generations a fixed variety, race or strain superior to the original form is obtained.
The blossoms of the peach are formed the autumn previous to their expansion, and this fact, together with the peculiarities of their form and position, requires to be borne in mind by the gardener in his pruning and training operations.
The gardener answered: A year ago, as I was spading in my garden, I saw something fall at the foot of a palm tree.
My daughter, the family gardener, only plants heirloom produce from non-hybrid seeds.
"It was this way," said the gardener: "I looked at the gold pieces, and then thought of my own great necessities.
He began as a gardener, but in 1814, when employed at High Leigh in Cheshire, offered himself to the London Missionary Society, and in 1816 was sent out to South Africa.
Such changes take place naturally, but they are often increased by the art of the gardener, and the object of many horticultural operations is to increase the bulk and succulence of leaves.
- The lore of the farmer, gardener, sportsman, fancier and field-naturalist, including thremmatology, or the science of breeding, and the allied teleology, or science of organic adaptations: exemplified by the patriarch Jacob, the poet Virgil, Sprengel, Kirby.
The importance of the root-fibres, or " feeding roots " justifies the care which is taken by every good gardener to secure their fullest development, and to prevent as far as possible any injury to them in digging, potting and transplanting, such operations being therefore least prejudicial at seasons when the plant is in a state of comparative rest.
His more important books, of which English translations have been published, are the poems Gitanjali (Song Offerings) (1913), The Crescent Moon (1913), The Gardener (1913), Songs of Kabir (1915), Fruit Gathering (1916), Stray Birds (1917), The Lover's Gift and the Crossing (1918); the plays Chitra (1914), The King of the Dark Chamber (1914), The Post Office (1914),.
Loam is the staple soil for the gardener; it is not only used extensively in the pure and simple state, but enters into most of the composts prepared specially for his plants.
In this way large quantities of manure are easily transported to any required spot, and although the work looks hard to an English gardener, the Frenchman says he can carry more manure with less fatigue in half a day than an Englishman can transport in a day with a wheelbarrow.
With but four drachmae in his possession he came to Athens, where he listened first to the lectures of Crates the Cynic, and then to those of Zeno, the Stoic, supporting himself meanwhile by working all night as water-carrier to a gardener (hence his nickname (1 3 p€/wrXrls).
All the profound plans about cutting off and capturing Napoleon and his army were like the plan of a market gardener who, when driving out of his garden a cow that had trampled down the beds he had planted, should run to the gate and hit the cow on the head.
created using Tree Gardener.
Even the home gardener may be taken aback.
The tree lends itself with peculiar readiness to the skilfu manipulation of- the gardener, and is by him trained into shapes of remarkable grace.
Most of these gardens are small - not more than a couple of acres in extent, and the rent paid by the maraicher, or market gardener, is very high - as much as £30 to £40 per acre.
His father was a gardener, and he himself became first connected with the church in the humble position of verger in the cathedral of Piacenza.
Sometimes more delicate and direct manipulation is required, and the gardener has himself to convey the pollen from one flower to another, for which purpose a small camel's-hair pencil is generally suitable.
There are many types of melons available to the home gardener, each promising sweet, delectable fruit.
Some of the most interesting results and many of the gardener's greatest triumphs have been obtained by hybridization, i.e.
For the home gardener, using PVC or plastic compounds to create raised beds may be challenging.
In taking a slip or cutting the gardener removes from the parent plant a shoot having one or more buds or " eyes," in the case of the vine one only, and places it in a moist and sufficiently warm situation, where, as previously mentioned, undue evaporation from the surface is prevented.
This is called summer pruning, and is an important operation requiring knowledge on the part of the gardener to perform properly.
The gardener aims usually at producing stout, robust, short-jointed stems, instead of long lanky growths defective in woody tissue.
Being composed largely of red clays and laterite, the soil is not generally rich, and calls for the patient cultivation of the Chinese gardener to make it really productive.
Having studied botany, Neil has always been a keen gardener.
gardener's best friends.
The interview includes pictures of the gardener's work and tips.
Annuals may be the easiest for a novice container gardener to try.
Emmitsburg Master Gardener Lisa Utt offers advice in this article for gardeners on how to design beautiful container gardens.
Even though there are challenges present with growing blueberry plants in the home garden, it is still worth the effort when the gardener sees that first crop and tastes the sweet, tangy deliciousness of those first blueberries.
When gardening, container strawberries offer fresh fruit for the home gardener with limited space.
According to Colorado State University's Master Gardener Program, there are roughly 38,000 species of spider currently identified, but only four of the species found in North America could potentially be harmful to humans.
With Frodo are his three friends, Merry and Pippin, cousins of a sort, and Sam, son of his gardener and essentially Frodo's servant and valet.
Samwise Gamgee is the Baggins' gardener and Frodo's closest friend.
During his professoriate he wrote many scientific and popular works, besides contributing largely to the Botanical Register, of which he was editor for many years, and to the Gardener's Chronicle, in which he had charge of the horticultural department from 1841.
The point of view taken is necessarily, as a rule, that of a British gardener.
Experience, coupled with observation and reflection, as well as the more indirect teachings of tradition, are therefore of primary importance to the practical gardener.
How this check can be obviated or reduced, with regard to the season, the state of atmosphere, and the condition and circumstances of the plant generally, is a matter to be considered by the practical gardener.
Flowers, whether for their own sake or as the necessary precursors of the fruit and seed, are objects of the greatest concern to the gardener.
Even if you're an experienced gardener, it's a good idea to get a little guidance before you step into the world of greenhouse gardening.
American Gardener is a 150-page resource full of tips for all kinds of gardening, including information on why you might want a greenhouse and how to set one up.
This section profiles a home gardener who has a specialty in one area of gardening.
Another drawback to trying to grow blueberries is that the gardener must be patient.
border, is by far the largest and most beautiful, its natural beauty having been enhanced by the landscape gardener.
On his return to Berlin he studied art under the sculptor Christian Daniel Rauch and the painter and architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781-1841), proving himself in the end a good draughtsman, a born architect and an excellent landscape gardener.
Most of those studies of home-life in England, which formed so highly popular a section of Tennyson's work - such as "The Gardener's Daughter," "Walking to the Mail," and "The Lord of Burleigh" - were now first issued, and, in what we have grown to consider a much higher order, "Locksley Hall," "Ulysses," and "Sir Galahad."
Weimar possesses also archaeological, ethnographical and natural science collections and the Liszt Museum (in the gardener's house in the park, for many years the musician's home).
Muller, Gardener's Chronicle (1871), pp. 1162 and 1518; and E.
Sound friable loam cut one sod deep from the surface of a pasture, and stacked up for twelve months in a heap or ridge, is invaluable to the gardener.
The selection of suitable alpines, perennials and shrubs and trees also necessitates considerable knowledge on the part of the gardener.
Hoffmann, The Amateur Gardener's Rose Book (20 col.
34 (1900); Bernard, "On some Different Cases of Germination," Gardener's Chronicle (1900); Pierce, Publ.
Escaping with the queen from the Tuileries by a back entrance, he made his way with her in disguise to Honfleur, where the royal couple found refuge in a gardener's cottage.
Almost all English vegetables can be raised by a careful gardener.
" the gardener."
As these varieties intercross with each 1 See drawings made to scale by Mr Worthington Smith in the Gardener's Chronicle (25th December 1886).
A female allotment gardener has won best allotment gardener has won best allotment plot competition for the third year running.
The same civility I received from Dr. Gibbons, Dr. Gardener, and others.
contact dermatitis in a gardener caused by daffodils.
dermatitis in a gardener (Wilkinson 1975 ).
exuberance of summer, the garden in its winter transformation is every gardener's greatest challenge.
gamekeeper on a large estate and we lived in the Gardener's Cottage near a large walled garden.
IMO you would be best to put up the rent by the cost of maintaining the garden & employ a regular gardener.
The booklet is full of tips and I would urge every keen gardener to get a copy.
I am on this journey for the same reason I started a city farm, which is the same reason I became a gardener.
I'm a keen gardener; how will the trees affect me?
The BBC is looking for the best amateur gardener in the British Isles with the launch of BBC Gardener of the Year 2006.
Selling a simple garden glove to an avid gardener is not a taxing task.
A kitchen garden bound to inspire and please the most discerning gardener.
For the diligent gardener, using organic products reaps benefits of a safer environment so it is worth the extra effort.
SIR JOSEPH PAXTON (1801-1865), English architect and ornamental gardener, was born of humble parents at Milton Bryant, near Woburn, Bedfordshire, on the 3rd of August 1801, and was educated at the grammar school of that town.
The species of Helix are all herbivorous, like the Pulmonata generally; snails and slugs are well-known enemies to the gardener.
The Park occupies nearly 300 acres, of great natural beauty, which has been increased by the judicious arts of the landscape gardener.
As every organic gardener knows, or if you're just starting out you'll soon find out, the main problem is weeds!
If you're a seasoned gardener, my advice is still the same!
A female allotment gardener has won best allotment plot competition for the third year running.
Posts by The VERY novice gardener Help, my Japanese Cherry looks like a twig, is it dead!
A landscape gardener working on a private garden can not use a sprinkler or hose pipe from the private property's supply.
Work hard and you too could be as rich as this celebrity gardener?
This method is still used for teaching an apprentice gardener in Japan.
geek dinner is about to take place - this time host by Dave Shea, the head gardener at The CSS Zen Garden.
Jobs at the lodge include chef, chef's assistant, tour guide, housekeeper, barman, gardener and general handyman.
I also did this when I was a new gardener and killed a beautiful jasmine in my garden.
keen gardener; how will the trees affect me?
Tom, a market gardener, plays the kettledrum.
Client might employ a gardener on a shared basis with local laird.
Wild marjoram Origanum vulgare Wild marjoram Origanum vulgare Wild marjoram is a plant that no wildlife gardener should be without.
novice gardener Help, my Japanese Cherry looks like a twig, is it dead!
nurserymanu From Louise S None of the growth regulators used by professional nurserymen are available to the amateur gardener.
An international oarsman, he was also a notable gardener.
parable of the gardener.
The head gardener also has a pigeonhole with the porters.
There is no glorious triumph in mistaking the Messiah for a gardener.
Related articles Meet Chris Beardshaw Find out all about charismatic Chris, Flying gardener and one of the presenting triumvirate of Gardeners ' World.
He also asked the lady's normal gardener for a business card, which was handed over to the bogus workman.
Just as each kind of fermentation possesses a definite organized ferment, so many diseases are dependent on the presence of a distinct microbe; and just as the gardener can pick out and grow a given plant or vegetable, so the bacteriologist can (in most cases) eliminate the adventitious and grow the special organism - in other words, can obtain a pure cultivation which has the power of bringing about the special disease.
It has a royal chÃ¢teau built in 1570, with a large park laid out in 1755 by the French gardener Molard from designs by Le Notre, and enlarged in 1835.
The story goes that Alexander raised to the throne a member of the royal family, Abdalonymus, who was living in obscure poverty and working as a gardener (Justin xi.
This man was a gardener.
From Michael Barratt, The Gardeners Club resident gardener.
Or the lady gardener, trug basket on arm and secateurs in hand, myopically negotiating the one-way system.
The gardener looked down and said: ' I see an untidy garden.
If you want a clean, classic and conservative look to your lawn and garden, don't go with a gardener who tries to talk you into digging up a chunk of your yard for a goldfish pond!
There are lots of choices and many plants that require little care, so you don't have to be a master gardener to keep them alive.
Whether you are environmentally conscious or an avid gardener, starting a compost pile can be a rewarding experience.
A greenhouse offers many advantages to the keen gardener.
Whether you are an avid gardener or just interested in incorporating basil into your diet, drying basil keeps the plant from spoiling and lets you enjoy this aromatic herb all year long.
While characters can hire a maid service and a gardener, they still have to work in order to pay their bills.
If the person is a gardener, pipe flowers all over the cake or form the whole cake in the shape of one big flower.
As sexy model turned wife Gabrielle Solis, her skimpy outfits and indiscretions with the 17-year-old gardener earned her high marks among fans of the new show.
Hand picking is the gardener's best defense against Colorado potato beetles.
While some yards and gardens can be grown through happenstance, a water garden is typically created by the gardener.
It only makes sense that eliminating harmful chemicals will result in healthier plants, a healthier gardener and a healthier planet.
With winter vegetable garden options so numerous and so many things to keep in mind, it can seem overwhelming for the new gardener.
Gardenia yellow leaves provide an early warning system to the gardener, a signal something is wrong with the plant.
Growing plants in a greenhouse is a gardener's dream come true.
Today, the backyard gardener may not wish to use fresh animal manure, but certainly solar power offers a clean and free way to heat a cold frame.
Mulching reduces the need for additional water in some cases and helps the gardener use less water from the hose or sprinkler system.
One of the biggest mistakes beginning gardener's make when learning how to plant flowers is planting too closely together.
While asparagus can be started from seeds, this is often difficult for the novice gardener.
Purdue University paper on growing asparagus for the amateur gardener.
With a good plan and a solid knowledge base of how these systems work, anyone can be a successful hydroponic gardener.
Whether you are a novice gardener or have been gardening for decades, the Burpee Seed Company should be one of your go-to retailers every January.
Atlee Burpee Company, the catalog offers a treasure trove of flowers for the home gardener.
Whether you want to grow a cutting garden or a perennial border, Burpee's rich and diverse selection of flower seeds makes their company a great resource for any gardener.
Many sell pH test kits with instructions, and the average gardener can complete a basic soil test on his own.
Whether you live in an apartment with a sunny balcony or a rural farm, strawberries are one of the easiest fruits to grow in the home garden and richly reward the gardener with sweet delights as summer gets underway.
With the majority of his clientele being famous Hollywood celebrities such as Rita Hayward and Ave Gardener, it is no surprise that red carpet fashion dominates the Dior house.
The organic gardener will have a wide range of organic produce that will complement organic products bought from shops.
The Irish organic gardener will produce many familiar fruit and vegetables.
You'll need a good guide book like The Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control: A Complete Problem-Solving Guide to Keeping Your Garden and Yard Healthy Without Chemicals - long title; but a great book.
If you search an online seller of ebooks for organic gardening ebooks, you'll likely find some things that aren't really that helpful for you as a home organic gardener or organic farmer.
There are many excellent websites that offer advice and tips for the organic gardener.
Since you can't use chemicals, what is an organic gardener to do when Japanese beetles or other insects attach plants?
This apple cider vinegar recipe makes a great side dish, especially if you're a gardener and the summer squash is coming in faster than you know what to do with it.
There are three necessary nutrients for healthy soil, but there are hundreds of other nutrients that the organic gardener will find to be very helpful in conjunction with the "big three".
In the University of Arizona's Master Gardener Journal, master gardener Mary Steenhoek explains that compost is the best organic fertilizer because it allows plants to take in nutrients at a natural rate.
Tomatoes are another good choice for the home gardener.
Often the organic gardener will see a positive change the first year and then increasingly less weeds as time goes by.
You would need to plan carefully for drainage as well as be vigilant about the moisture in the soil, but it is one way an avid gardener might be able to continue enjoying his hobby.
Expressions: This company has the same style as Backyard Gardener.
The popular braided bonsai pachira aquatic tree plant was actually the brainstorm of a Taiwanese truck driver, who was also a gardener.
Are you an avid gardener with dogs who like to run, or do you spend most days inside?
With over 1500 plant species on display year round, this conservatory is the oldest Victorian-style flower house in the United States, and has enjoyed plenty of achievements any gardener would envy.
The use of corn gluten in pet and food products is often touted as evidence of its safety and low toxicity, but does not address the question on every gluten-sensitive gardener's mind: is corn gluten safe for a gluten free lifestyle?
The witch hated Betsy Bell's fiancé, Joshua Gardener, and tormented the young couple so much that Betsy eventually broke her engagement to him and married a man the witch approved of, Robert Powell.
In Gardener, Massachusetts the Ghost Hunters, yet again, visited a home where a man could be heard calling out, "Ginger".
Back then, Y&R truly treated him like primo eye candy...always barely dressed as the Abbott gardener or hanging out by the pool in just a Speedo.
You could become a consultant, a wedding planner, caterer, gardener, painter, woodworker, personal chef, landscape designer, stump grinder, home health aide or daycare operator.
Treat a gardener to a special present by filling a flower pot with gardening tools and seed packets.
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