John Bartram Quote

I hope by these practical observations [of cross fertilization] to open a gate into a very large field of experimental knowledge, which, if judiciously improved, may be a considerable addition to the beauty of the florist's garden.


Memorials of John Bartran and Humphry Marshall, Letter from John Bartram to Colonel W. Byrd in 1739 (p. 315), Lindsay & Blakiston. 1849

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I hope by these practical observations [of cross fertilization] to open a gate into a very large field of experimental knowledge, which, if...

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I hope by these practical observations [of cross fertilization] to open a gate into a very large field of experimental knowledge, which, if...

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I hope by these practical observations [of cross fertilization] to open a gate into a very large field of experimental knowledge, which, if...

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I hope by these practical observations [of cross fertilization] to open a gate into a very large field of experimental knowledge, which, if...