House & Garden Volume 37

House & Garden Volume 37

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...bright rosy-carmine EIfrida Pearson--a lovely shade of rink with a delicate tinge of salmon Mrs.; Townsend--white with a clear and delicate edge of light blue Royal Purple--rich rosy purple blooms of largest size and beautifully waved Burpee Blend--the finest and most gorgeous mixture of Spencer Sweet Peas ever offered This Superb Collection is a revelation of daintiness and beauty. It contains one packet each of the Superb Spencer Sweet Teas listed above; together with the Burpee leaflet on "How to Grow Sweet l'eas." If purchased separately the Superb Collection would cost (iOcts. It will be mailed to your door complete for 25cts.. If you are fond of Sweet Peas or Interested In gardening of any kind write for a copy of V BURPEE'S ANNUAL SttSs Burpee's Annual is a complete guide to the vegetable and flower garden. It will be mailed to you free. Write for a copy today. W. ATLEE BURPEE CO. Seed Growers Philadelphia No one who really wants to grow grapes need fear the insects and diseases that attack the vines or the fruits. In the amateur vineyard the grower is generally less inclined to halt at the little work and cost of a fight that to the commercial vinyardist who has to look after acres of grapes would mean not only excessive work but prohibitive cost. Then, too, the amateur will be all the more elated when his efforts are crowned with success. The season of 1919, being very wet in the vicinity of New York City, was especially favorable to the spread of fungous diseases of plants. Grapes in this area suffered severely where they were not sprayed properly. Where they were properly sprayed--at right times and with correct materials--the vines both held their foliage and ripened their fruit. Most of the diseases--anthracnose, ...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236795415
  • 9781236795410