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Page vii - PLANTS, DESCRIPTIONS OF THE SPECIES OF FRUITS, VEGETABLES, FLOWERS AND ORNAMENTAL PLANTS SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, TOGETHER WITH GEOGRAPHICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES BY LH BAILEY Professor of Horticulture in Cornell University
Page 1671 - If the plants used for- a new bed are strong and start into growth vigorously, the- fir-st runners are used, as it has be-en found that under- most conditions the plants about twelve months old yield the greatest number- of fine fruits. These fir-st runners are- usually
Page 1511 - Take four ounces of Quassia chips and boil them ten minutes in a gallon of soft water; strain it and while cooling dissolve in it four ounces of soft soap
Page 1671 - with the- assumption that the large-st and highest colored fruits are found on plants along the- outside- of the rows, and there-fore he- plans to have as many outside rows as possible. This he accomplishes by having
Page 1507 - The Rose- garde-n must not be in an exposed situation. It must have shelter. but it must not have shade-. No boughs may darken, no drip may saturate, no roots may rob the- Rose-.
Page 1671 - of drought. The rows are so wide that to pick fruit in the center- it is almost necessary to crush fruits on the outside of the row. This system
Page 1647 - is used in the same proportion as Paris green. but as it is more caustic it should be applied
Page 1537 - the finest of all the fanleaved palms that can be grown in Florida. All the specie-s that form trunks are objects of gre-at beauty when well grown. They need to be well fertilized,
Page 1671 - system some plants are almost on top of others, the roots barely in the ground, and they suffer in a