American Florist Volume 19

American Florist Volume 19

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...are at their best with us. Spring roses are also very good but the sun then coming heavy on them and June bugs, coming here in April, very often spoil the best blooms. From that time on and before frost they are almost perfect. Some of us had no trouble to bring very nice flowers to the October meeting. The greatest number of varieties were shown by H. Papworth and the Steckler Seed Companv, represented by J. Newsham. J. St. Mardand M.M. Lapouyade also had very handsome buds. F. Abele brought some of his dahlias, which are very odd in color. Discussion was opened on the beauty of the flowers. It is to be regretted that very little or almost nothing was said about the culture and the care of the roses. The manner of planting, trimming, marketing and the nature of the soil are the most important topics. Our chrysanthemums are opening nicely and we are all looking forward to All Saints' day, November 1. Some attempt has been made this season to grow chrysanthemums under glass and so far we hear that it is quite a success. The next question will be to know if it really will pay to run greenhouses to produce a crop ot. flowers which has value for only a few hours in the whole year. That crop is only worth having at All Saints' day. D. Newsham has been chosen as one of the judges of the next chrysanthemum show to be given at Crystal Springs, Miss. M. M. L. Newport, R. L A VARIETY OF NOTES OF LOCAL INTEREST.--DOINGS OF THOSE IN THE CRAFT. Several tradesmen here have supplied their greenhouses with oil stoves, believing that the supply of coal in this city may be exhausted. Overhauling, repairing and so forth seems to le the main occupation just now. Siebrecht & Son have removed their plants to New York and closed their store here for the...show more

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  • Paperback | 846 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,479g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236964500
  • 9781236964502