Title: The Garden : an illustrated weekly journal of gardening in all its branches
Year: 1871 (1870s)
Subjects: Gardening Horticulture
Publisher: London : [s.n.
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries
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nothave been more. Other kinds of trees, as the Apple, Peach, andCherry have been generally treated with utter neglect, and yet someof them htive survived and given tolerable returns. Presuming onthis success, most planters are determined to compel dwarf Pears tosubmit to the same treatment. The result has been the exclamation,Dwarf Pears are a mistake ! Cultivation is quite as essential to thegrowth of the dwarf Pear as to farm crops, and other requisitesmust be superadded. The stocks mn«t be good and vigorous, andnot like many formerly used. The varieties of the Pear must beselected among those which grow vigorousl)- on the Quince, which pro-bably do not constitute a twentieth part of the whole number ofsorts. Many fail because they are comparatively unfitted for dwarfgrowth. Failure sometimes results from a cold, ihin, or wet soil,and more frequently from a want of manuring and auflicient oulti- riupplempnt to The Garden, Office: JZ Soxilhdmpton street. Covenl Garden, London, W.C.
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THREE NEVV NECTABINE; Mah. 11, 1876 ] THE GARDEN. 247 vation. And lastly, a neg-lect of thorough praning haa been a fruit-f nl cause of failure. The former requisites having been already treatedof in former numbers of the Kegister, the latter may deservesome further attentiou. Experience has convinced us, that with goodtrees, of well chosen varieties, on any good land, which is never toowet; and with good culture and the important—nay more, the indis-
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