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Gardening

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the practical operations in the cultivation of fruits, vegetables, flowers and ornamental plants.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Document, Gardener's Report, 1793 January 12

 Item — Box 25, Folder: 1793.01.12
Identifier: a-283.90
Scope and Contents

A report of recent work done at Washington's Mount Vernon estate: Digging and planting, cuttings of weeping willow, cleaning and leveling nursery in vineyard, planting fruit trees and leveling gravel walk, gathering haws [red berries of hawthorn].

Dates: 1793 January 12

Document, Gardener's Report, 1793 March 23

 Item — Box 25, Folder: 1793.03.23
Identifier: A-283.99
Scope and Contents

This report is on recent work done at Mount Vernon by 4 men: Planting evergreen, cleaning, digging, sowing and planting.

Dates: 1793 March 23

Notes, on trees, shrubs, and walks, undated

 Item — Box 16, Folder: ND17
Identifier: A-813
Scope and Contents

Notes on best methods of planting and transplanting various kinds of trees and bushes, including a notation of the agricultural authority, Langley or Miller, from whom he got information. Also a notation on walks -- should be of gravel or Sand and winding and private -- the sides should be lined with Honey suckles -- sweetbrier-, and many other flowering shrubs.

Dates: undated