BookThe curious and profitable gardener: by John Cowell, of Hoxton. Containing I. The most useful experiments for improving land by grain and seeds. II. Curious directions for cultivating the choicest fruits of the East and West-Indies at a small expence. III. Extraordinary remarks concerning the raising of flowers from seed. IV. Particular observations and rules for the management of dwarf fruit-trees, wall-trees, espaliers, and standards ... To which is added, An exact description of the great American aloe ... with an ccount of the most beautiful kinds of torch-thistles, and their flowers, &c. Also the history of the Glastonbury-thorn, and the peculiar qualifications of that wonderful plant.
Cowell, John, active 1700-1730.