A Practical Treatise On The Cultivation Of The Grape Vine On Open Walls

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byClement Hoare

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. Weekly Calendarial Register; comprehending the practical details of the Management of a Vine, from the bursting of the bud, to the fall of the leaf. April 1st. This is one of the most interesting periods of the year to observe the vine. The plant having been apparently in a state of rest for several months, now begins to awake from its slumber, and the buds will be seen swelling with eagerness to escape from their winter habitation. Examine them all carefully, to see if any are impeded in their growth, in consequence of the shoots having been nailed too closely to the wall or otherwise. All such buds must be immediately relieved, by cutting the shreds which confine them, or by putting small bits of wood, or other convenient things, betwixt the shoots and the wall, and thereby making a space for the buds to swell in. In dry weather, fork up the border to the depth of a couple of inches, that it may be loose and open, to receive the full benefit of the sun and air. 8th. The buds will now be sufficiently unfolded, to show the extremities of the first bunches of fruit, peeping out betwixt the beautiful crimson edges of the embryo leaves. Look carefully again over all the buds, and if any be confined, and have not sufficient room to push their shoots freely, give them relief immediately. 15th. Some of the buds will now be unfolded two or three inches in length, and the leaves, as they increase in size, will part with their variegated tints, and gradually assume their permanent colours. The small buds which frequently accompany the principal ones, should now be rubbed off. The operations directed in the following Register, to be performed on or about the respective days named, are applicable to a medium aspect, a season moderately favourable to th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XII. Weekly Calendarial Register; comprehending the practical details of the Management of a Vine, from the bursting o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217671748

ISBN - 13:9780217671743

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