The Garden Guide

Book: History of Garden Design and Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 5: Gardens in Asia, America, Africa, Australia

Fruit gardens in Canada

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900. In Lower Canada, fruit is neither remarkable for goodness nor cheapness, except strawberries and raspberries, which are very abundant. Apples and pears are sent from Montreal to Quebec, and sell for about the same price as in England. Oranges and lemons are imported from England, and are sometimes very scarce. Gooseberries, plums, and melons are plentiful; but currants, cherries, walnuts, and filberts are scarce.