Suburban Life Volume 9

Suburban Life Volume 9

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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. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...and is excellent for dessert or for culinary uses. There are many other good sweet apples, but it would be difficult to select a halfdozen varieties that cover a long season, in better succession, or that possess better quality for all purposes. Sweet apples are not abundant in the market, for the reason that there is not a sufficient demand to warrant planting orchards of them; but with their fine quality becoming better known, and with the trees and fruit rightly managed, they will surely be in demand and grown in every garden, and, to a certain extent, in every commercial orchard. The dwarf trees may be utilized in landscape planting. On paradise roots they may be kept in low form, from six to eight feet high, and may be planted in borders, as single specimens, in groups, or on walls. This latter situation is usually waste space in most gardens. While the dwarf trees require a little more work in the way of pruning, the ease with which they may be sprayed and the fruit picked more than compensates for it. In the beauty of their blossoms they are not excelled, while the fruit in its different colors as they develop, at different periods, is most attractive. The foliage, too, is luxuriant and beautiful beyond that of most ornamental trees or shrubs, and remains until the winter snow is flying in the air. It is thus possible, in planting for sweet apples, to combine luxury in very choice fruit with beauty of landscape effect. One Family's Solution of the Milk Problem Grooming a Milch Goat, Using a Common Fiber Scrubbing-brush for the Purpose FTER having devoted much thought to our family milk problem, it finally occurred to us that the only way to become independent of the milkman and his blue milk would be to install upon our premises a small...show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236595823
  • 9781236595829