The Garden Guide

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

Sowing and reaping, trenching-book, produce-book and weather-book

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1676. The additional books which a gardener may require as official records in his office are, a journal of sowing and reaping, trenching-book, produce-book, and weather-book; or some of these books may be very well supplied by tables of common folio or quarto size. The sowing and reaping-book may be an octavo blank book, with a column for the date on each page. On the left-hand page, the time and place of sowing or planting is recorded, and when the crop is fit to gather, that circumstance is noticed on the opposite page, and in an opposite line, thus:�