Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Horticultural Society of Michigan, Volume 23

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Page 430 - Give fools their gold, and knaves their power ; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall ; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all. For he who blesses most is blest ; And God and man shall own his worth Who toils to leave as his bequest An added beauty to the earth.
Page 348 - Any person selling, offering or exposing for sale, any commercial fertilizer without the statement required by the first section of this act, or with a label stating that said fertilizer contains a larger percentage of any one or more of the constituents mentioned in said section than is contained therein, or...
Page 262 - ... shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 262 - Sundays excepted, from the date of the service of the notice ; and in case of fruit so infected, such notice shall require the person in whose possession or control it is found, to immediately destroy the same or cause it to be done ; such notice and order to be signed by the full board of commissioners.
Page 262 - ... trees, or parts of trees, to be removed and destroyed forthwith, employing all necessary aid for that purpose. The expenses for such removal and destruction of trees...
Page 262 - SEO. 3. It shall be the duty of said commissioners, within ten days after appointment as aforesaid, to file their...
Page 348 - SEC. 4. All such analyses of commercial fertilizers required by this act shall be made under the direction of the State Board of Agriculture and paid for out of the funds arising from the license fees provided for in section three. At least one analysis of each fertilizer shall be made annually.
Page 460 - troutlily," which has recently been proposed for this plant. It blooms along the trout streams, and its leaf is as mottled as a trout's back. The name " dog's-tooth " may have been suggested by the shape and color of the bud, but how the " violet " came to be added is a puzzle, as it has not one feature of the violet. It is only another illustration of the haphazard way in which our wild flowers, as well as our birds, have been named. In my spring...
Page 348 - ... in an available form, of potash soluble in water, and of phosphoric acid, in an available form (soluble or reverted) as well as the total phosphoric acid.
Page 359 - On approaching the eastern part of the military lands, toward the private claims on the straits and lake, the country does not contain so many swamps and lakes, but the extreme sterility and barrenness of the soil continues the same.

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