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Image from page 370 of "The fruit, flower, and kitchen garden" (1851)

Identifier: fruitflowerkitch00neil

Title: The fruit, flower, and kitchen garden

Year: 1851 (1850s)

Authors: Neill, Patrick, 1776-1851

Subjects: Gardening

Publisher: Philadelphia, H. C. Baird

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t is kept up by small pipes from the boiler, passingthrough cisterns of water extending the whole length ofthe pit. In this case it would be necessary to apply theheat only during the day. The anly succession-house,or,that generally in use till wil:hin the last fifteen years,does not differ materially from the common pine-stove:but, owing to its great waste of heat, it either is orought to be entirely laid aside. In tliG fru{tmr/-7ionse,moY& room, greater hciglit, and,a more powerful temperature, are requisite; and to at-tain these objects, many varieties of structure havebeendevised. We s-hall notice those only which are mostworthy of attention. The first w^e shall mention isBaldwiYis fruiting-pit, of which a section Ls given on thenext page. ■ The roof is iiner|ually ridged, the nortli orshorter side being skxted and furnish-od with vcntilators,to admit air. The sashcS are immovable, and the hipsof the panes are closely puttied. There is a path with- 364 FORCING GARDEN,Fi- 42.


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in, and a single turn of a flue behind. We should pre-fer the following form, in whidi there are ventilators, aa, and a hot-water apparatus surrounding the whole pit. Fis. 43.



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