Reference numberRBO/5/1
Alternative reference numberRBO.5.1
Title'A Philosophical Discourse of Earth relating to the Culture and Improvement of it for Vegetation and the Propagation of Plants etc' by John Evelyn
DescriptionDiscussing agriculture; that blood was a good compost for soil; details of other types of composts; microscopical observations of earth; liquids most suitable for watering plants
Read to the Royal Society on 29 April and 13 May 1675
Extent52 sides
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8217Evelyn; John (1620 - 1706); antiquary, diarist, and gardener1620 - 1706
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