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Woodward's Graperies and Horticultural Buildings   By: (1829-1905)

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WOODWARD'S

GRAPERIES

AND

Horticultural Buildings,

BY

GEO. E. & F. W. WOODWARD,

ARCHITECTS & HORTICULTURISTS.

NEW YORK:

GEO. E. WOODWARD & CO., 31 BROAD STREET

ORANGE JUDD COMPANY, 245 BROADWAY.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by

GEO. E. & F. W. WOODWARD,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York.

CONTENTS.

PAGE.

Introduction 7

Position of Houses 17

Forms of Houses 19

Heating by Flues 22

" " Steam 22

" " Tanks 27

" " Hot Water Pipes 33

Construction, &c. 35

Hot Beds 39

Cold Pit 44

Propagating Houses 46

DESIGN NO. 1.

Propagating House 54

DESIGN NO. 2.

Propagating House 57

DESIGN NO. 3.

Propagating House 61

DESIGN NO. 4.

Grapery and Forcing House 64

DESIGN NO. 5.

Green House 68

DESIGN NO. 6.

Green House and Grapery 70

DESIGN NO. 7.

Cold Grapery 73

DESIGN NO. 8.

Polyprosopic Roof 77

DESIGN NO. 9.

Green House 81

DESIGN NO. 10.

Cold Grapery 85

DESIGN NO. 11.

Plant House 90

DESIGN NO. 12.

Cold Graperies for City Lots 94

DESIGN NO. 13.

Grapery 98

DESIGN NO. 14.

Hot Grapery 102

DESIGN NO. 15.

Extensive range of Horticultural Buildings 105

DESIGN NO. 16.

Green House 111

DESIGN NO. 17.

"Lean to" Grapery 115

DESIGN NO. 18.

Green House 119

DESIGN NO. 19.

Large Range of Horticultural Buildings 123

DESIGN NO. 20.

Green House and Grapery combined 127

Orchard Houses 131

WOODWARD'S

Graperies and Horticultural Buildings.

INTRODUCTION.

It is less than twenty five years since the first cold Grapery was erected on the Hudson. Since the success of the culture of the delicious varieties of the exotic Grape has been demonstrated, the number of graperies has annually increased, and during the last ten years in a very rapid ratio, until they have become recognized as possible and desirable, among those even whose circumstances are moderate and limited. The newly awakened interest in this branch of culture is manifested in the number and variety of books and other publications on this subject, the space devoted to it in the agricultural and horticultural journals, and especially in the increased number of graperies and vineyards which have been erected and planted in the last decade... Continue reading book >>




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