Special Day; Programs and Selections for the Schools of Michigan

Special Day; Programs and Selections for the Schools of Michigan

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... orientalis Oarr. Oriental Spruce. Picea pungens Engelm. Colorado Blue Spruce. Pinus Cembra L. Cembrian Pine. Pinus resinosa Ait. Red or Norway Pine. Pinus Strobus L. White Pine. Pseudotsuga Douglasii Carr. Douglas' Spruce. Thuya occidentalis L. Arbor Vitae. White Cedar. Tsuga Canadensis (L.) Carr. Hemlock. For The Upper Peninsula.--Trees. White Elm. Soft Maple. Sugar Maple. Norway Maple. Wier's Cut-leaved Maple. Basswood. Wisconsin Willow. Laurel-leaved Willow. All varieties of Evergreens. "The little bird sits at his door iu the sun, Atilt, like a blossom among the leaves, And lets his illumined being o'errun With the deluge of summer it receives; His mate feels the eggs beneath her wings, And the heart in her dumb breast flutters and sings; He sings to the wide world, and she to her nest. In the nice ear of nature which song is the best?-Lowell. WHAT DO WE PLANT What do we plant when we plant the tree? We plant the ship which will cross the sea, We plant the masts to carry the sails, We plant the plank to withstand the gales, The keel, the keelson and beam and knee, We plant the ship when we plant the tree. What do we plant when we plant the tree? We plant the houses for you and me, We plant the rafters, the shingles, the floor, We plant the studding, the laths, the door, The beams and sidings, all parts that be, We plant the house when we plant the tree. What do we plant when we plant the tree? A thousand things that we daily see, We plant the spire that out-towers the crag, We plant the staff for our country's flag, We plant the shade, from the hot sun free, We plant all these when we plant the tree."--Henry Abbey. DIRIOOTIONK FOR THE FLANTING OF TREES AND SHRTTHS by Charles P. Halligan, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, M. A....show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236632877
  • 9781236632876