Daffodils, Narcissus, and how to Grow Them as Hardy Plants and for Cut Flowers: With a Guide to the Best Varieties

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Doubleday, Page, 1907 - Daffodils - 233 pages
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Page 5 - Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the Milky Way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay : Ten thousand saw I, at a glance, Tossing their heads in sprightly dance. The waves beside them danced, but they Outdid the sparkling waves in glee ; A poet could not but be gay In such a jocund company; I gazed — and gazed — but little thought What wealth the show to me had brought.
Page 5 - I WANDERED lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host of golden daffodils, Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the Milky Way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.
Page 91 - Resolved, That in the opinion of this committee the true policy of the State of New York should be the construction of a waterway connecting Lake Erie with the Hudson River of a greater capacity than can be afforded by the plan of which improvement has begun; that the principal benefits which will be conferred upon the State will be far...
Page 66 - Within the last few years a new industry has been developed in the United States, the growing of daffodils under field culture for the production of cut flowers for market.
Page 58 - I00 fully-developed flowers, size and quality leaving nothing to be desired, while the foliage was perfect. The best pot of daffodils in the show, and which deservedly won the silver rnedal, was grown by Miss Farrington, and had twenty splendid flowers of Sir Watkin.
Page 28 - Daffodils are most happily placed when growing in clumps in the foreground of a border of mixed shrubs and herbaceous plants.

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