What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
acres apple attention bear beautiful become believe berries better birds called cause cents City color committee condition crop cultivation early earth exhibit experience fact fair fall farmers feet five flowers fruit garden give given grape green ground grow grower growth hand hardy hill hope Horticultural Society hundred important insects interest June keep kinds known Lafayette county land late leaves live look means meeting Missouri nature never orchard peach pears plant premium present President produce profitable pruning raise received roots season Secretary soil soon species spring stand strawberries success summer sweet thing thought trees varieties vegetables vines White winter wood young
Page 371 - Thou shalt not eat of it : cursed is the ground for thy sake ; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life ; Thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field ; In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground ; for out of it wast thou taken : for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
Page 326 - And call to mind old homesteads, where no flower Told that the spring had come, but evil weeds, Nightshade and rough-leaved burdock in the place Of the sweet doorway greeting of the rose And honeysuckle, where the house walls seemed Blistering in sun, without a tree or vine To cast the tremulous shadow of its leaves Across the curtainless windows from whose panes Fluttered the signal rags of shiftlessness...
Page 247 - An Act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the acts supplementary thereto.
Page 131 - But, speaking generally of the whole country, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from the Lakes to the Gulf, our government by the people has in large degree become, is in larger degree becoming, government by the strong and unscrupulous.
Page 91 - Churn the mixture by means of a force pump and spray nozzle for five or ten minutes. The emulsion, if perfect, forms a cream, which thickens on cooling, and should adhere without oiliness to the surface of glass. Dilute before using, — one part of the emulsion with nine parts of cold water. The above formula gives three gallons of emulsion, and makes, when diluted, thirty gallons of wash.
Page 138 - Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth its color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
Page 113 - Lord planted a garden in Eden ; and out of the ground he made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food ; the tree of life also in the midst of the garden: and the tree of knowledge of good and evil : and he put the man whom he had formed into the garden, to dress it and to keep it.
Page 141 - I never loved a tree or flower but 'twas the first to fade away ; I never nursed a dear Gazelle, to glad me with its soft black eye, but when it came to know me well, and love me, it was sure to marry a marketgardener.
Page 225 - ... not have the depression around the crown of the plant. The hollow crowned sorts are apt to rot because of the -freezing and thawing of the water which collects in the depression. PEAS. For the extreme early crop, smooth peas of the Alaska type may be planted just as soon as the ground can be worked in the spring. They are much inferior to the wrinkled sorts, sonrc of which are but a few days later in maturing.
Page 396 - In all places, then, and in all seasons, Flowers expand their light and soul-like wings, Teaching us, by most persuasive reasons, How akin they are to human things. And with childlike, credulous affection We behold their tender buds expand ; Emblems of our own great resurrection, Emblems of the bright and better land.