A GENERAL GARDENING CALENDAR,
Being a copy of one in use by an Illustrious Philosopher and cultivator of literature and the peaceful arts, not far from Charlottesville in Virginia.
|Feb.||1.||Hophills—manure and dress them.|
|Asparagus—dress and replant.|
|15.||Sow Frame-Peas, the first open weather.|
|Sow Lettuce and Radishes.|
|Celery||}||Sow—also Malta & Sprout Kale.|
|March||1.||Frame-Peas,||}||Sow all these, and they will come in succession of a fortnight’s interval.|
|15.||Nasturtium, Tomatos, Carrots, Beets, Garlic, Leeks, Onions, Chives, Shalots, Scallions, and forward Turnips—sow, plant, and transplant.|
|April||1.||Ledman’s Peas, Snaps, Capsicums, Salsifis, Long Haricots, Lima Beans, Forward Corn.|
|15.||Ledman’s Peas, Snaps, Cucumbers, Gerkins, Melons, Eggplant, Okra, Squashes, Sorrel.|
|May||1.||Red Haricots, Snaps, Honey Beans, Swedish Turnips. N.B. A thimbleful of Lettuce should be sowed every Monday morning, from Feb. 1st to Sept. 1. Spinach should be sowed 2 or 3 times in the spring, at intervals of a fortnight, and again weekly from August 15, to Sept. 1, for winter and spring use.|
|November,||}||Litter Asparagus, Cover Lettuce, Spinach, and tender plants. Plant and trim Trees, Vines, Raspberries, Gooseberries, Currants. Trench beds, bring in manure, and turf.|
Printed Source--American Farmer.