Leaflets Volume 9-12

Leaflets Volume 9-12

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...of rotten wood and removed one large branch, about two feet in diameter and hollow, which hollowness was filled with honey. He then tied the branches of the tree to the central branch so that the wind could not break them. He also dug a trench some ten feet from the tree, and found no roots until he had gone down fifteen feet, at which place he put in some good soil and fertilizers. The tree responded to the treatment and has been growing in healthy condition ever since." The contest has brought in a wealth of information which it will take much time properly to digest. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is greatly indebted to the contestants, and_ to many disinterested observers for their hearty cooperation. Norman TAYLOR. To Reach the Garden take Broadway (B.R.T.) Subway to Prospect Park Station; Interborough Subway to Eastern ParkwayBrooklyn Museum Station; Flatbush Avenue trolley to Empire Boulevard; Franklin Avenue, Lorimer Street, and Tompkins Avenue trolleys to Washington Avenue; St. John's Place trolley to Sterling Place and Washington Avenue; Union Street and Vanderbilt Avenue trolleys to Prospect Park Plaza and Union Street. The LEA!-'LETS are published weekly or biweekly from April to June. and September to October, inclusive. by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn. N. Y. Telephone: 6173 Prospect. Mail address: Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Brooklyn. Snanss X Baooxmm, N. Y., Ocronna 18, 1922. Nos. 9 AND 10 FERNS AS HOUSE PLANTS' Ferns! What does the word bring to mind? To me it recalls the outdoors; Woodland, streamside, mountain slopes. Ferns suggest tropical forests and jungles; or, to let the thought run back in time, ferns call up vistas of ancient vegetation when no flowering plants existed. Then ferns were...
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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236883799
  • 9781236883797