Posted by sydney on Jun 10th, 1793
Posted by sydney on Jun 8th, 1792
Cut-off the cones of the balm of Gilead fir in such numbers that they measured one gallon & a half. So much fruit would have exhausted a young tree. The cones grow sursum, upright; those of the Spruce, deorsum, downward.
Posted by sydney on Jun 3rd, 1792
No may-chafers this year. The intermediate flowers, which now figure between the spring, & solstitial, are the early orange, & fiery-lily, the columbine, the early honey-suckle, the peony, the garden red valeriam, the double rocket or dames violet, the broad blue flag-iris, the thrift, the double lychnis, spider-wort, monks-hood, &c.
Posted by sydney on Jun 9th, 1791
Summer-cabbages, & lettuce come in. Roses red & white blow. Began to tack the vines. Thomas finds more rudiments of bloom than he expected.
Posted by sydney on Jun 7th, 1791
Heavy thundrous clouds, copious dew. Opened, & slipped-out the superfluous shoots of the artichockes.
Posted by sydney on Jun 5th, 1789
Sowed some white cucumber-seeds from S. Lambeth under an hand-glass. Moon-shine.
Posted by sydney on Jun 1st, 1789
Monks rhubarb seven feet high; makes a noble appearance in bloom.
Posted by sydney on Jun 12th, 1788
My Brother’s gardener cut his first melon, a Romagna.
Posted by sydney on Jun 10th, 1785
The late severe winter, & spring seem to have destroyed most of the black snails. Planted-out all the annuals in general down Baker’s hill, & in the garden. The plants are strong, & vigorous, & the season very favourable; the earth is well moistened, & the weather warm, still, shady, & dripping.
Posted by sydney on Jun 8th, 1785
Planted the bank in the garden, & the opposite border with China asters all the whole length.