Gardening Under Glass: A Little Book of Helpful Hints Written Particularly for Those who Would Extend Their Gardening Joys Around the Twelvemonth

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Doubleday, Page, 1923 - Gardening - 297 pages
 

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Page 64 - I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose as where some buried Caesar bled; That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her lap from some once lovely Head.
Page 288 - Henderson's Practical Floriculture. By Peter Henderson. A guide to the successful propagation and cultivation of florists' plants. The work is not one for florists and gardeners only, but the amateur's wants are constantly kept in mind, and we have a very complete treatise on the cultivation of flowers under glass, or in the open air, suited to those who grow flowers for pleasure as well as those who make them a matter of trade.
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Page 159 - ... about on a par with most of the land used for tobacco in the neighborhood. FERTILIZERS FOR TOBACCO. The fertilizer experiments show that a soil which will yield, say, 900 pounds of tobacco to the acre from the use of the customary application of 400 pounds of 3-8-3 fertilizer (3 per cent of ammonia, 8 per cent of phosphoric acid, and 3 per cent of potash) costing $5, will generally yield as much as 1,400 pounds by using a much heavier application of a properly balanced fertilizer costing $30...
Page 73 - But since demand and supply change, not only from day to day but even from hour to hour, the result of this free market is a rate that fluctuates constantly.
Page 289 - Harrison, 1877- cd. Commercial carnation culture; a practical guide to modern methods of growing the American carnation for market purposes ... ed.
Page 85 - Astilbe, Begonia, Bouvardia, Cactus, Calla Lily, Celosia, Clivia, Cyclamen, Fuchsia, Heliotrope, Hymenocallis (Ismene), Lilium, Tropaeolum, Nymphaea. Shrubs — Aralia, Azalea, Camellia, Hibiscus, Rose, Spiraea, Swainsona. Ornamental Plants — Ananas, Araucaria, Asparagus, Aspidistra, Aspidium (Dryopteris) , Coleus, Croton, Cyperus, Dracaena. Climbers — Bougainvillea, Cissus, Clerodendron, Jasminum, Smilax, Stephanotis. Orchids — Cattelya, Coelogyne, Dendrobium, Laelia, Lycaste, Oncidium, Vanda.
Page 282 - Vegetables — Endive, Lettuce, Parsley, Radish. Hot (or Stove); 65— 80 at Night Flowers — Achimenes, Aristolochia, Begonia, Cephalotus, Eucharis, Euphorbia, Gloxinia, Lily-of-the-valley, Poinsettia, Nepenthes. Shrubs— Gardenia, Ixora, Lantana, Philodendron. Ornamental Plants — Adiantum, Alsophila, Anthurium, Areca, Asplenium, Banana, Bertolonia, Borassus, Caladium, Calathea, Caryota, Cocos, Corynha, Croton, Cyathea, Cycas, Davallia, Dicksonia, Dieffenbachia, Dracaena, Ficus, Kentia,...
Page 86 - ... Cephalotus, Eucharis, Euphorbia, Gloxinia, Lily-of-the-valley, Poinsettia, Nepenthes. Shrubs — Gardenia, Ixora, Lantana, Philodendron. Ornamental Plants — Adiantum, Alsophila, Anthurium, Areca, Asplenium, Banana, Bertolonia, Borassus, Caladium, Calathea, Caryota, Cocos, Corypha, Croton, Cyathea, Cycas, Davallia, Dicksonia, Dieffenbachia, Dracaena, Ficus, Kentia, Livistona, Maranta, Pandanus, Phoenix, Platycerium, Rhapis. Climbers — Allamanda, Clitoria, Gloriosa, Hoya, Thumbergia.
Page 223 - Reducing the ball must be done with great care, so as not to injure the roots more than is absolutely necessary.

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