A Woman's Hardy Garden

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Macmillan, 1903 - Winter gardening - 216 pages
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Page 43 - Most tree seeds should be planted as early in the spring as the ground can be worked.
Page vii - A book which is not intended to be a treatise upon any of the subjects referred to, or to take the place of other books upon gardening. It is, the author states in the preface, "a brief statement of simple methods of conducting gardening operations, particularly in the small home garden," and it contains the result of the author's own experiences in raising vegetables, fruits and flowers.
Page 29 - In the spring, as soon as the frost is well out of the ground (April or May), the seedlings should be dug up and tied in bunches of 50 or 100.
Page 58 - White sets are put out in the spring as soon as the ground can be worked, three inches apart, in rows one foot apart, reserving every sixth row for celery.
Page 102 - Spring, while others contend that the last two weeks in August and the first two in September is the proper time.
Page 94 - ... at the top of a flight of steps, on either side of...
Page 132 - April, and from the middle of August to the middle of September, are the best periods for sowing new Lawns.
Page 198 - Other lilies should be planted from six to eight inches deep and the same distance apart.

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