Corke Journal, 1 January 1756

GARDINER Nursery and Seed's-man, living above the Old-barracks in Cat-lane, Corke, sells all sorts of Fruit and Forest Trees, Flowering Shrubs and Ever-greens, Peaches, Nectarines, Apricots, Almonds, from one to three Years old, some formed to the walls; Pears, Plums, Cherries, fit for Walls or Standards; Pears upon the Quince stocks; Apples upon the right Dwarf and free stock; fit for Table-fruit, some of them in Flower Pots; a large collection of Apple Trees fit for Orcharding of different kinds; Oak, Ash, Sycamore, Poplar, Alder, Quick-beam, Horn-beam, Beech, Limes, Elms, Horse Chestnuts, Sweet Chestnuts, Wallnuts, [sic] all of different fixes and ages; Yews, Hollies, Fillereays, Laverstines, Arbutus, The Glossenberry Thorn, Guilder Rose, Buckhorn Mulberry Trees, Phirecantus, or Evergreen Thorn, Scotch Fir, Spruce Fir, Silver Fir, from one foot to five foot high, often transplanted; Crab and White-thorn Quicks; a large quantity of Gooseberry and Currant Trees of choice kinds; likewise he has all sorts of new Garden seeds, Early Peas and Beans, the large Dutch Asparagus Roots, the green Butterfly Asparagus Roots, from one to three Years old; Colly-flower Plants, Artychoak [sic] Plants and Cabbage Plants. All the above articles he is resolved to sell for ready money, as reasonable as any man in the city, and hopes to give entire satisfaction to such as may be pleased to favour him with their custom.

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