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Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste


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Preface; The Aquarium: 1. Its uses and fitness as an ornament; 2. Construction and furnishing of aquaria; 3. Collecting specimens for stock; 4. Notices of the creatures which inhabit the marine tank; 5. Notices of sea-weeds; 6. General management of marine aquaria; The Fresh-Water Aquarium; The Garden Aquarium; The Wardian Case; Miscellaneous Ornaments for Dwelling-Rooms: Vases for cut flowers; Fancy pots; Miniature pots; Illuminated trees; The Aviary, or Bird-House: 1. Construction of a bird-room. Account of the birds which are usually kept in aviaries; 2. General management of aviary and cage birds; The Apiary, or Bee-House: 1. Pleasures and advantages of bee-keeping. Consideration of the possibility of keeping bees in town; 2. A brief account of the honey-bee and its general management; 3. Bee-hives and bee-houses; 4. A code of bee management on humane principles; The rockery - situation, construction, planting, and management of alpines; The fernery - formation, stocking, and general management; Garden scenery and ornaments - summer-houses, arbours, decoration of gardens, rocks, banks, and ferneries, rustic seats, root ornaments, Chinese and Italian ornaments, garden-vases, flower-stands, rustic baskets, etc., etc.

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An informative guide to all aspects of home and garden decoration, including ponds and aviaries, first published in 1856.

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