Orange Tree in Terracotta Pot by Jose Escofet

Orange Tree in Terracotta Pot by Jose Escofet

‘Bring forth of the Greene-house the Oranges, lemons and most tender Ever- greenes, trim and refresh them, placing them in shade a fortnight, by degrees accostuming them to the sunn: sow also cabbage-seedes, Lettuce, French-beanes, Harricos &c.’

John Evelyn 1686 (published 1932)

Old School Gardener