Five gallons of French brandy from London.
Cucumbers show fruit in bloom.
Cuculus cuculat: the voice of the cuckoo is heard in Blackmoor Woods.
Sowed Hollyhocks, Columbines, Snapdragons, Stocks, Mignonette, all from S. Lambeth, in a bed in the garden.
Also Sweet Williams, & Canterbury Bells.
Note: On this day the Naturalist Gilbert White wrote the words above in his Journal in Selborne, England on April 17, 1789.