The Garden Guide

Book: The Principles of Landscape Gardening
Chapter: Chapter 1: Garden Management

Produce book keeping record

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1681. The produce-book may be either a quarto or an octavo volume, ruled with blue lines across both pages, with a column for the date on the left-hand page, and the other blank, for signatures. In this book is to be entered daily, on the left-hand page, the disposal of produce gathered or taken from the garden or garden-stores, as the fruit-room, ice-cold room, &c. On the right-hand page, the name of the party in the family of the master receiving it is to be signed by the receiver as a receipt. Such books are not uncommon in first-rate gardens; and, like the game-book and cellar-book, are of very considerable use.